Bursaries in South Africa have become the norm as far as tertiary education is concerned. Since its introduction, a lot of students who were facing financial constraints have been able to enroll in their preferred universities.
Now the question of which bursary is the best in South Africa has become the talk of town. Though there are a lot of bursaries in South Africa, there are a few the general public have tipped to be the best bursary in the country.
Since its introduction in the year 1999, the bursary has grown to be a household name in South Africa. It has provided financial support for numerous students. After a prospective NSFAS application is done with the right documents, a decision would be taken by the authorities of the scheme. Once you approved, your funds would be disbursed to your NFSAS wallet.
Now to the question of would the loan be paid back? NSFAS bursary loans are repaid since it is a loan which helps students cover their study cost during their tertiary days and the beautiful aspect is the loan is only repaid when a student is done with school and has successfully secured a job.
Funza Lushaka Bursary
This bursary was introduced as a way to lure students to apply to be a teacher in South Africa. Before one can apply for this bursary, must first be of no criminal record and must also be 30 years and below before they can be allowed to be on this bursary. Application for Funza Lushaka is done online.
Aside from these two there are other several bursaries students can check out to see if they meet their requirements.
- Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Nyoloha Scholarship.
- FAME Academy SA Bursaries.
- FEDISA Fashion School Bursary.
- Fine Music Radio (FMR) Bursary.
- Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursaries.
- KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) Bursary.
- Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation Bursary.
- National Arts Council Bursaries