New Zealand scholarships for 2019
Applications for the 2019 New Zealand Development Scholarship and Commonwealth Scholarship programme opens early in 2018. The process is lengthy, so potential applicants are advised to start prepping early. The New Zealand Aid Programme calls on scholars who are interested in studying subjects that can improve the social and... Read more
Bursary programme for 2018
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to address the skills shortage in the South African economy. In this regard, it is offering bursaries to students who wish to study towards an engineering qualification at a tertiary institution. The Municipality’s Bursary Programme aims to provide access to high quality... Read more
Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Two million students funded by government since 2013
More than two million students studying at South Africa’s public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced. The total number of... Read more
NSF international scholarships change lives
The National Skills Fund (NSF) has made scholarships to study in China available to a number of youth South Africans. All have expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to realise their dreams and to experience a different culture and global perspective. Busiswa Buso is from the small rural town... Read more
China, Hungary opens its scholarship doors to students
Students who wish to study in China and Hungary need to gear up for the application opening dates. The two countries offer scholarships to students in three levels of study – bachelors, masters and doctorates. Although opening dates for applications has not been confirmed, the Department of Higher Education... Read more
Careers Portal highlights latest internships for 2017
Careers Portal, www.careersportal.co.za, South Africa’s largest educational opportunities website, continues to provide an important information to young adults so that they can establish successful careers. The portal, which provides information on the latest available bursaries, learnerships and internships, is frequented by more than 350,000 users each month. A free... Read more
Volkswagen put bursars on the road to success
Volkswagen Group South Africa under the banner of the Volkswagen for Good initiative have been funding and supporting children of VWSA employees at school (since 2010) and university (since 2014).  The financial, emotional and educational support given by the Volkswagen for Good initiative has allowed these learners to soar.... Read more
R1,5 million Harry Oppenheimer fellowship award now open
The Harry Oppenheimer fellowship award, valued at R1,5 million, is now open for applications and nominations from outstanding a researcher in demonstrate excellence and exceptional scholarship in the field of education and related fields. Credentials It is granted to a candidate – at researcher level – of the highest... Read more
Rhodes launches ambitious student support fund – Isivivane
When Phelokazi Ndaba*, a 19-year-old Rhodes University law student, became one of the first group of 150 students to benefit from the newly launched Isivivane Fund, she was finally able to let go of her grave fears of becoming another statistic of financial exclusion. Born in a township in... Read more