Bowmans Bursary in South Africa 2024-2025

Bowmans Bursary in South Africa 2024-2025

Bowmans (previously known as Bowman Gilfillan) is a leading Pan-African law firm. The organisation have seven offices within five African countries

Bowmans clients include multinationals, corporates and state-owned enterprises across various financial institutions, industry sectors and governments.


The bursary will be awarded to students in the Law (LLB/ BA/ BCom) faculty.

Each year, Bowmans seek out several Law students with exceptional academic performance, to award full bursaries to.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • In Matric or currently in tertiary studies,
  • Studying (or intend on studying) towards a LLB/ BA Law/ BCom Law degree,
  • Studying (or registered to study) at a recognised university in South Africa,
  • Excellent academic performance,
  • Proven financial need.
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*Preference will be given to students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.


Students currently in Matric must apply via email to:
(with the words “Bursary Application: Your Name”)
Students currently studying at a tertiary institution must apply online at:

Applications open on 1 August annually.
Please ensure that you have the following supporting documentation ready to upload to your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Students who have completed Matric: Matric certificate (certified copy) AND latest academic record/ university transcripts (on tertiary letterhead),
  • Students currently in Matric: latest report
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary.
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31 October


For any bursary queries, please contact:
Tel: 021 480 7800

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