Study Trust Bursaries 2022-2023 

Study Trust Bursaries 2022-2023

The South Africa people have been poverty struck for a long time, with these bursaries, Studietrust hopes to invest in those who are in need of financial aid for further study.  Study Trust bursaries are all for promoting and empowering young South Africans, assisting them to reach their dreams.

This bursary program is based on Christian Principals.  Studietrust is also an independent bursary agency.  Their focus point is to help financially restricted, but talented South Africans to become all they hope to be.
Studietrust has become a ‘Venture of Hope’, a symbol to many.  They aid disadvantaged South Africans to further their knowledge and reach for the sky.  They invite candidates who would like to apply at the following institutes, or who is studying in one of their fields at any of these institutes.

  • University of Technology
  • University
  • Agricultural College
  • FET College

Their bursaries are sponsored by a variety of private donors via trusts, private companies as well as foundations.


Studietrust has 3 grant categories:
Access Bursaries
These bursaries only cover partial costs and students will have to supplement the bursary they receive, with an additional bursary or a loan.
Sponsored Bursaries
These bursaries cover approximately 50% of all costs per year.
Full Cost Bursaries
These cover all costs as described by the donors.
You will be able to follow these fields of study:
Access Bursaries – Business and General Study

  • Educare
  • Tourism
  • Secretarial / Administrative
  • Human Resource Management
  • Food / Catering
  • Hospitality Services
  • Financial / Business
  • Marketing Management
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Access Bursaries – Engineering Study

  • Building
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Boilermaker
  • Plumber

Sponsored Bursaries

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Education

Full Cost Bursaries

  • Science – Chemistry
  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • Travel / Tourism
  • Building / Construction
  • Environmental Health
  • Consumer Studies
  • Engineering
  • Public Management
  • Education
  • Nature Conservation


If you intend to apply for a bursary from Studietrust, the following will apply.
To qualify for a bursary, you will need to have a

  • Grade 12 level of education or NSC
  • At least 50% or higher in all subjects
  • English with 60%
  • Math and Science (where applicable)
  • Be from a Rural Area within South Africa
  • Be registered with an Institution of Higher Learning, or intending to do so
  • Possess a South African ID

Bursaries will be awarded to bright candidates who prove their willingness to learn, along with those who are in financial need.


For online bursaries applications click here and for more detail click here.
Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID.
Applications are made available from the 15th of April, however, the online application will only be available from the 1st of August.
Applications that are complete will be considered.
Candidates can expect an sms to notify them of receipt of their application.
Postal address
Private Bag X16
E-Mail enquiries


Annually the closing date for most bursaries will be the 30th of September each year.  Candidates can request an application form from the May each year.  Please do not enquire about your application before the 15th of January, of the following year after the application has been made.  You may receive an sms by the 31st of December, of the year you make an application, informing you of your acceptance or decline.
Please keep in mind that one application is all that is required, as these will be considered for all bursaries that the applicant qualifies for.
Along with your required documentation, it is suggested that you also include a motivational letter.  Herewith you can motivate why you are an ideal candidate, also include your preferential bursary fund, such as FNB or Investec.
For more information on the different bursary options, in addition to the funding organizations, visit StudyTrust.

Good luck to all candidates, may your dreams come alive.\

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