2018 UNISA Council Bursary Application

Applications are now open for the Unisa Council Bursary. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2018

Unisa Council has again made money available to assist Unisa students in the following categories:

Students who could not graduate because of outstanding debt
Continuing students with outstanding debt
New students who could not be assisted by NSFAS
To qualify for this bursary, students must apply and meet the following criteria:

Be a South African student
Be registered for a formal qualification
Must have obtained at least a 55% average
The vetting of applications will be done by an external service provider to verify the authenticity of the information submitted. A means test will be conducted to determine financial neediness. Incomplete forms will not be considered.


Application forms are also available at Unisa regional offices. Completed applications should be submitted via e-mail to [email protected]

Please note that the outcome of your application will be communicated to you via SMS and your myLife e-mail account.