StudyTrust Bursary Program 2016-2017

This company provides candidates from poverty stricken rural areas the opportunity to learn and build a better future. They offer those who need it most to complete their studies by providing financial aid through bursaries. Lighting the way and giving hope where needed most.

What Does the StudyTrust Bursary Program Offer?

There is a wide field of study available with bursaries from Studie Trust. Here are only some of the fields candidates can consider, however, most fields may be applied for.

Fields of study:

  • Building
  • Engineering
  • Tourism
  • Administrative
  • Catering
  • Financial
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Logistics
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Science
  • Environmental
  • Nature Conservation
  • Marketing

Costs Covered by Bursary

Studie Trust has two bursary option for candidates to select from. The one is a Partial Bursary and the other a Full Bursary. The partial bursary will cover approximately half of study costs for selected candidates where the full bursary will cover all costs. Applicants are required to submit only one application as it will be considered for all bursaries.


Candidates must be South African citizens to apply. Studie Trust seeks gifted individuals to be awarded bursaries to complete their studies and become a part of the skilled workforce within South Africa. If you are willing and eager to learn, a young bright mind with a need for financial aid to complete your studies, and you meet all requirements, please apply once applications open.

Candidates will be required to have the following basic requirements:

  • Hold a valid SA ID document
  • Hold a valid Grade 12 / Matric certificate
  • Obtained a 50% or higher mark in all subjects
  • Have Mathematics and Science if applicable to field
  • Have achieved 60 or higher for English
  • Have applied or intending to apply at an Institute of Higher Learning and have a registration form
  • Must be from a rural decent and area within South Africa 

How to Apply for This Bursary

Candidates wanting to apply for a bursary through Studie Trust can do so online. Applicants are invited to start their application process with the start of May each year. The application can be found online via the Study Trust Website. Candidates must ensure they have all relevant documentation at hand when applying.

Applicants will be required to logon to their site, thus, will need to create a username and password. Candidates will be asked to supply their ID number and cellphone number to do this. Once you start the application there is no need for rushing as you can save your progress and return to complete the form at a later time. However, once the application has been submitted, you can no longer make any changes.

For more information on their bursary program candidates can visit their site here. Enquiries can also be directed via email to 

Timeframe That Bursary is Open

Studie Trust opens yearly for applications and candidates can logon for May to September to complete their applications online. Candidates will be informed if their application is selected. These candidates will receive conformation by the end of December of the year of application.

Candidates must please ensure contact details are correct and current. Candidates are also asked to not complete more than one application and remember to also include a motivational letter.

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