Who qualifies for Motsepe Foundation Bursary

You must meet the following criteria to qualify for the Motsepe Foundation Bursary:

  1. Applicant must be a citizen of South Africa.
  2. Either a current matric student or must have scored 70% in matric.
  3. The gross income of the house must be less than 1.5 million per year.
  4. You must have proven financial need.
  5. Must have an excellent academic record.
  6. You must be studying or intend on studying towards a degree qualification, within one of the fields listed below:
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Mathematics
    • Medical Studies
    • Sciences
    • Agriculture
    • Technology
    • Business Studies
    • Law
    • Arts
  7. You must also 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 Mgungundlovu
    • 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

You can refer to the official Motsepe Foundation Bursary website or contact their bursary department directly to confirm the latest eligibility requirements and application process. Make sure to check the relevant dates when they are open for applications.