The Funza Lushaka Bursaries 2017 in South Africa

The Funza Lushaka Bursaries 2017 in South Africa

Funza Lushaka Bursary is offering Bursary Programme for the academic year 2017 in South Africa for teaching qualification.  Applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary for 2017 will be accepted from 01 October 2016.

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession. Bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they received the bursary.

Qualified recipients of the bursary must request placement in a public school. The provincial education department (PED) will place a graduate bursar in a suitable teaching post. If a particular PED does not have a suitable teaching post for the graduate bursar, the applicant may be placed in a PED that does have a suitable post. Please note that bursars cannot choose the school in which they would like to be placed.

Bursary Application closing date  is 13 January 2017.

Bursary Provider:  Funza Lushaka Bursary

Bursary Location: South Africa


  • Applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary for 2016 will be accepted from 01 October 2016.
  • Please note that there are approximately 3500 new bursaries available in 2016. New applicants are advised to also pursue other funding opportunities.

Closing dates:
Re-applications close on 16 November 2016;
New applications close on 13 January 2017.

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