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Application FAQ's

  • When can I apply for a bursary?

    From May to August for downloading forms and May to September for online applications. We prefere that you apply online.

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  • Can I apply for a bursary for the current year?

    No. We do thorough screening and selection the year before the bursary is due. It would be unfair to those who applied in time to accept late applications.

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  • Can you forward me an application form?

    We prefer that you do download the form of your choice directly from our website
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  • If I have bursary application related queries, how should I contact you?

    Email your query to apply@studietrust.org.za. You should get an answer within 5 working days.

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  • May I apply for a bursary for studies in my second year?

    Yes, your 1st year June results will be a good indication if you are coping with your studies.

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  • May I apply for a bursary if I already have a tertiary qualification?

    No, Studietrust awards bursaries for first tertiary qualifications at South African public institutions only. 

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  • May I apply for bursaries for B Tech & Honours (4th years)?

    Current bursary holders may apply to continue their studies. Bursaries will be awarded only if the application is approved by the bursars’ funder.

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  • I was unsuccessful with my bursary application to StudyTrust last year. May I apply again?

    Certainly! If you are still at school or want to begin your studies or currently in your first year at tertiary level.

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  • Should I first be accepted at a tertiary institution before I may apply for a StudyTrust bursary?

    No. Bursaries are awarded only to applicants who have secured acceptance by the tertiary institution of their choice.

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  • What is a public tertiary institution?

    A public tertiary institution is one that is not privatised. We advise that you ask the institution you intend studying at to clarify which category they fit.

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  • Do you have bursaries for short courses?

    No. Studietrust awards bursaries for diplomas and degrees only.

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  • What is a private institution?

    A private tertiary institution is one that is not public. We advise that you ask the institution you intend studying at to clarify which category they fit.

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  • I am currently upgrading my Mathematics and/or other Grade 12 subjects. May I apply for a bursary?

    You may apply by submitting your upgraded results.

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  • May I apply without including a testimony from either my educational official or community leader?

    Studietrust do not encourage you to leave out any documentation stipulated for the application.

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  • I have changed my study programme in/or after my first year of tertiary studies. May I apply for a bursary? Should I include my current tertiary results?

    Yes you may apply. Yes you always need to submit your most current results along with your matric results.

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  • Why do I have to include a testimony from my educational official and community leader?

    These testimonies create insight for those selecting applicants for bursaries.

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  • May non-South Africans apply for a StudyTrust bursary?

    StudyTrust awards bursaries for South African citizens only. We do administer a special bursary programme for refugees called DAFI.

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Location & Hours

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Office hours:
   Weekdays 08:00 to 16:30
Visits by appointment only.

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Contact details:
   011 403-1632 (t)
   086 567-5604 (f)
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Postal address:
  Private Bag X16
  Braamfontein, 2017

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Physical address:
  902 Heerengracht Building
  87 De Korte Street
  Braamfontein, 2001

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