How to Apply for Funza Lushaka Teaching Bursary for 2017

Be the first one to apply for the Funza Lushaka Bursary when it becomes available. The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary.

Applications must only be made once students have been allocated a valid student number and have been accepted/provisionally accepted at their university of choice.
All applications must be made online at

Students must apply online and submit supporting documentation to the university.
After your application has been completed online, you will be prompted to make a printout.

This will serve as proof of your application.

Keep a copy for yourself, and submit a copy to the university where you have been accepted and where you will be registering. The copy submitted to the university must be accompanied by:
o A certified copy of your ID.
o A certified copy of your academic results.

For 1st year students coming out of Grade 12, this will be a certified copy of your Grade 12 result notification or Grade 12 certificate.

The 2017 applications will open from 1 October 2016.

Make sure that when the applications are open you apply, subscribe here to get a reminder when the applications are open. Click Here to Set a Reminder via Email.If you subscribe or register on our database, we will notify you as soon as Funza Lushaka Applications are open.

Closing dates:
Re-applications close on 18 November 2016;
New applications close on 13 January 2017.

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