nsfas bursaries for teaching 2023-2024

By | July 27, 2021

nsfas bursaries for teaching 2023-2024

nsfas bursaries for teaching 2023-2024

nsfas bursaries for teaching

Teaching has become a better job and practice in South Africa. Due to this, The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has bursaries for the lovers of teaching in the country.

Nsfas Bursary Application Requirements for Teachers    

The documented below are requirements for teachers seeking for support from the National Students Financial Aid

These basic requirements should be met in order to apply for any of the NSFAS teachers bursary; applicants should:

  • Be South African citizens
  • Comply with the entry requirements set by the universities of their choice / have proof of registration or acceptance to said university

If applicants is awarded the bursary, he/she must pass all courses and complete the qualification within the minimum  time given by the particular university chosen by applicant to avoid risk of having to repay the bursary amount.
Applications will need certified copies of the following

  • ID document
  • Grade 12 results
  • Parent/guardian’s ID and employment documents (salary slips/pensions slips if applicable/affidavit if unemployed)
  • Proof of university acceptance/registration

Read also nsfas application instructions

NSFAS Bursary for Teachers Package

The packages aliened for applicants wanting to acquire knowledge in the teaching field are documented listed below.

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Travel
  • Prescribed books/study material


The listed below are bursaries for those who are studying or wish to study towards a Teaching or Educators qualification in South Africa:

  • Access Trust Bursary
  • Arup Education Trust Bursary
  • ASSET (Association for Educational Transformation) Bursary South Africa
  • Barloworld Education Trust Bursary
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Bursary
  • Cida Empowerment Trust Bursary
  • Epilepsy South Africa Educational Trust Bursary
  • Globeleq Scholarship
  • IDB Education Trust Bursary Loan
  • JB Marks Education Trust Fund Bursary
  • MANCOSA Bursary
  • Mick Leary Educational Trust Bursary
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • NEET (National Economic Education Trust) Bursary
  • North West Provincial Government Bursary
  • NUMSA Bursary
  • Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) Bursary
  • Rio Tinto/ Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) Bursary
  • SA Maths and Science Teacher Intern Programme Bursary
  • SACEE Norah Taylor Bursary
  • Schauenburg Education Trust Bursary
  • SIOC Community Development Trust (SIOC-cdt) Bursary
  • Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary
  • The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme

Read also How to Apply NSFAS Online Application 

Where to study towards a Teaching qualification in South Africa?

Undergraduate Teaching degrees are offered by most major Universities, including:
– University of the Western Cape
– University of Cape Town
– Stellenbosch University
– University of Johannesburg
– University of the Witwatersrand
– University of Pretoria
– University of KwaZulu-Natal
– Nelson Mandela University
– Walter Sisulu University
– North-West University
– Rhodes University
– University of South Africa

There are also a few private/ public institutions that offer Teaching qualifications, including:
– Rosebank College
– Lyceum College
– Varsity College
– Vaal University of Technology
– Cape Peninsula University of Technology
– Central University of Technology
– Embury Institute for Higher Education

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Applicants useful links from nsfas

For more info visit Nsfas Website

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