How to apply for Bankseta bursary

It is quite easy to apply for the Bankseta Bursary. The steps for the application are outlined as follows:

  • Download the bursary application form
  • Complete the form correctly
  • Send the application via mail to or
  • Enter the words “BANKSETA Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject
  • Submit the application form in PDF format

The application must be accompanied by the following documents.

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Highest qualification certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic record of your highest qualification (certified copy)
  • Evidence of application / provisional acceptance offer from university/ TVET College for a 1st-time applicant. If this is not yet available, it must be submitted as soon as it is received)
  • ID documents/ birth certificate of any dependents (certified copy)
  • ID documents of people who contribute to your household income (parents/ guardians/ spouse) (certified copy)
  • Proof of income/ payslips of people who contribute to your household income (certified copy – not older than 3 months)
  • SAPS stamped affidavit stating that there is no household income and indicating sources of financial support (supporting documents, e.g. death certificates of guardians must be provided) (if there is no household income)
  • Proof of disability, if applicable

Please Remember:

Application forms must be submitted in PDF or Word format.
No hard copy applications will be accepted (only emailed applications will be considered).