Motsepe Foundation: Bursaries 2022

Motsepe Foundation invites suitably candidates to apply for Bursary Programme 2022.

Closing Date: 13 October 2021

The Motsepe Foundation is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for studies within STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), including:

  • Agriculture
  • Arts
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Studies
  • Science
  • Technology


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be currently in Matric, in 2021
  • You must intend on studying within one of the fields listed above, in 2022
  • You must be accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institution in 2022
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Matric (excluding Life Orientation and a second language)
  • You must have proven financial need
  • You must reside in one of the following areas:
    • Eastern Cape: Buffalo City, Nelson Mandela Bay or OR Tambo
    • Free State: Mangaung or Thabo Mofutsanyana
    • Gauteng: Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg, Sedibeng or Tshwane
    • KwaZulu-Natal: eThekwini, King Cetshwayo or uMgungundlovu
    • Limpopo: Capricorn, Mopani, Sekhukhune or Vhembe
    • Mpumalanga: Bushbuckridge, KwaMhlanga or Mbombela
    • North West: Bojanala, Madibeng or Mmakau
    • Northern Cape: Frances Baard or John Taolo
    • Western Cape: Khayelitsha or Mitchells Plain

How to apply

Students who meet all of the above eligibility criteria, can apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results (certified copy)
  • Proof of university acceptance (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips or employment letter if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit if self-employed/ 3 months latest bank statements/ signed and stamped letter from Department of Social Services if on pension, child support or orphan grant)

Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the above documents to apply.

Applications must be submitted via email to:
(Insert the words “Motsepe Foundation Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

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