How to Apply for SASSETA Bursary

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

  • Download the bursary application form from the SASSETA bursary site.
  • Complete the form correctly
  • Send the application via mail to
  • Enter the words “SASSETA Bursary Application” in the email subject line
  • Submit the application form in PDF format

The application must be accompanied by the following documents.

  • A certified copy of the applicant / learner’s ID
  •  Certified copy of the learner’s parent or guardian’s ID.
  • Proof of Income for parent(s) or guardian ( Should parent be unemployed, please submit affidavit by the parent declaring their employment status.)
  • Certified copy of Matric / Senior Certificate or the Statement of Results or other highest qualification.
  • Proof of Registration at a South African University

Please Remember:

Application form must be completed in full. DO NOT leave any blank spaces, all the information on the form is required to decide whether or not the application is approved for funding.