Funza Lushaka Bursary 2018 online application forms

Funza Lushaka Bursary 2018 online application forms | Funza Lushaka Bursary | Funza Lushaka Bursary  closing dates | Funza Lushaka Bursary requirements


The Department of Education in South Africa, has a bursary programme for student teachers that require study funding – The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme. The aim of this bursary award is to help financially disadvantages students who intend on studying in the Education sector, who will ultimately give back to the community by teaching at public schools.
Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
Foundation Phase Teaching (Grades R-3): with preference for African Languages
Intermediate and Senior Phase Teaching (Grades 4-9): majoring 2 any of the following subjects: Mathematics/ Languages/ Technology Natural Science
FET Phase Teaching (Grades 10-12): majoring 2 any of the following subjects: Accounting/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Technical Mathematics/ Agricultural Sciences/ Physical Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Technical Science/ Geography/ Languages/ Agricultural Technology/ Civil Technology/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications Technology/ Electrical Technology/ Mechanical Technology/
Engineering Graphics and Design
The bursary covers the following expenses: tuition fees, food and accommodation, textbooks and study materials and allowance for general living expenses.
Please note: on completion of the teaching qualification, bursary applicants will be required to teach at a public school for the equal duration of their bursary.


  • South African citizen
  • Students must be accepted into a suitable qualification, at one of the recognised tertiary institutions
  • Must be able to show satisfactory academic capability
  • Willing to teach at a school appointed to them by the Provincial Education Department
  • A keen interest in working with children
  • Preference will be given to applicants in rural areas and applicants who intend on teaching in rural areas



Applications must be done online at:
New applications:
(Please click “I accept” to proceed, once you have read the T&C’s)


New applications close on 12 January 2018.
Re-applications close on 17 November 2017.
(Applications open on 1 October 2017.)

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