Eligibility criteria for bursary application
In order to be eligible to apply for the TVET College Bursary, a student must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Only south African Citizens are eligible for this bursary scheme;
  • A student must be registered or intending to register on an NC(V) or Report 191 programme;
  • Financially needy students with academic potential;
  • Evidence of good academic performance should be provided for all Levels.

Minimum required information
To be deemed acceptable for processing, a students application must have the following:

  • NC(V) or Report 191 programme and Level registered for;
  • Personal details (including contact numbers, email addresses, etc.);
  • Certified Copy of Identity Document;
  • Applicants current home address;
  • Address while studying;
  • Postal Address;
  • Salary and other income information of the parents/guardian on whom the student is dependent;
  • Details of next of kin (ID numbers, first names and surname, contact details and student relationship to student);
  • Details of parent(s) and/or guardian(s) (ID numbers, first names and surname and contact details);
  • Residential address/addresses of parent(s) and/or guardian(s);
  • Parent(s) and/or guardian(s) salary information;
  • Sworn affidavits from parents/guardians if they are unemployed;
  • Death certificates if parents/guardians are deceased;
  • Number of family members in the household; and
  • Age and educational status (complete primary, incomplete secondary Grade level for those still school, complete secondary, diploma/certificate/degree) of members in the household.