Nedbank Bursary Programme


Before you apply for a Nedbank Bursary, please ensure that you meet the criteria.


  • Learners who are currently in grade 12
  • Students who are registering for the first year
  • Students who are already registered with a recognised South African public university (under- or postgraduate study)

Education details

  • Average of 65% (all applicants)
  • University entrance criteria for degree studies met
  • Applicants who did not study towards a degree after matriculating will be considered only if they matriculated in 2013 (a minimum of two years before the year to be funded)


  • South African public universities registered with the Council of Higher Education
  • Universities of technology for IT and property-related qualifications

To apply you must:

  • Be a South African citizen.
  • Be in grade 12 or have completed grade 12 within the past two years.
  • Pass or have passed matric with an average of 65%.
  • Meet the entry requirements for the university you want to go to.
  • Complete this application form.
  • Application forms that are incomplete or incorrect will not be considered.

Closing date 30 April in the year before you want to go to university.

Click Here to Apply ONLINE

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