A bursary is financial assistance awarded to a student for further study or training.
Although bursaries are awarded for numerous reasons, primarily they acknowledge academic merit and/or financial need.
Some bursaries may have conditions attached, such as performance targets, employment contracts or commitment to participation within the community.
The FNB Fund Tertiary Bursary Programme – support is offered for studies in the fields of commerce, science and engineering.
Support is offered at honours level for accounting only.
The FirstRand/Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship for International Postgraduate Study – a scholarship to the value of R350 000 per annum for a maximum of two years, is available to a South African citizen for study outside South Africa in any discipline at an internationally recognised university of their choice. Excellence is the only criteria for selection.
The Discovery Foundation Specialist postgraduate medical bursaries.
Potential applicants are advised to visit various fund pages on the bursaries offered by Tshikululu’s clients.