Department of Higher Education and Training Bursaries

Higher Education Bursaries

Higher Education Bursaries – The Department of Higher Learning and Training has bursaries available for students who are currently studying in the institutions of higher learning recognized in South Africa and learners who completed their Grade 12 successfully. The department higher education and training welcomes applicants with disability to apply. The department aims to implement the employment of people with disability by empowering them through financial assistance to academic access.

Higher Education Bursaries Requirements

Applicants must be South African citizen
Applicants must be South African citizen with a disability
Applicants must have strong proven academic records

Higher Education Training Bursaries Value

This bursary will cover:
Tuition fees
Study material and assertive devices, depending on the nature of the disability.

Additional information to know

Once awarded the bursary, students need to apply annually thereafter.
Once awarded the bursary students will not be allowed to change the course.
In order for the applicant to be successfully awarded the bursary, they must meet all the bursary requirements. An amount of the bursary changes from year to year depending on the budget of the department.
How to apply
Applications can be made via one of our regional offices throughout South Africa or through the post, telephonically, personally or by downloading the necessary information from our website.
To obtain the application form please click the Bursary Application form . (PDF)
Note this bursary is now closed
All applicants who wishes to obtain a bursary from the Department of Higher Education and Training, are advise to visit the website of the department and apply.

About Department of Higher Education and Training

The Department of Higher Education and Training is a government department under the South African government. The departments main function is to ensure the higher education in South Africa is conducted accordingly and works efficiently.