DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION bursary application forms 2017-2018

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION bursary application forms 2017-2018

Do you love working with the youth, do you want to aid in supplying the workforce with skilled labor?

Do you want to study further?

The Department of Higher Education has bursaries available for candidates, who want to succeed in life. 

Is this who you are?

Their vision and mission are to provide training, as well as a stable education to candidates who want to study further. They aid in distributing qualified skilled workers, into the workforce within South Africa. They specialize in scarce skill sets and providing needy, yet talented individuals with the opportunity to complete their studies. They believe in teamwork, individuality, and that there is a future for all.

They also assist in alleviating the social inequalities within South Africa. This includes providing education for all ages, race, gender or even those with disabilities. They have three types of bursaries available, namely, a full bursary, partial bursary, and a work-back bursary. These bursaries have funding for tuition, accommodation, prescribed books and more.

These bursary opportunities have different funding available. There are only a number of available bursaries yearly, and each has its own conditions of acceptance.


If you are planning to study into one of the following directions, a bursary from this Department is just what you need.

They have the following fields available and more:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Economics
  • Architecture
  • Accounting
  • Medical Care
  • Construction Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Town Planning & Regional Planning
  • Quality Surveying
  • Public Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Public Policy
  • Supply Chain
  • Business Administration

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