Did you know that the ASF motivates and encourages scholars to complete their education at High School and Colleges. If you are underprivileged or know of someone who is very poor, in desperate need of assistance financially towards their education ASF will assist.
Closing Date:31 October 2014
Field of Study: Any Field of Study
The future of our country lies with its youth. We aim to give our youth hope, to equip them with skills for life and to help them become responsible citizens of this wonderful country.
The African Scholars’ Fund, through awards and guidance, assists promising young schoolchildren from desperately poor homes to complete their secondary or FET college education.
- Learners in Grades 7-11 applying for Grades 8-12 from Northern, Eastern and Western Cape or from the Southern part of the North West Provinces who come from poor homes.
- Bursaries are offered for full-time courses only at FET colleges: N1 – N6 and some Practical courses.
Closing dates: 31 Oct for 1st trimester/semester, 31 March for the 2nd trimester, 31 May for 2nd semester, 31 July for 3rd trimester.
Applicants must not be older than 25 years of age. Younger students will be given preference.
A minimum of grade 10 with Maths and Science is required for technical courses.
If already at college, a minimum of 50% in all tests and exams is required (60% for Orientation courses).
How to Apply:
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Please post by standard post. Do not fax applications.
Bursaries will not be granted to students who have other bursaries, including NSFAS. This will be checked with all bursary organisations and colleges. ASF Students who receive other bursaries will have to pay back funds received from ASF.
Bursaries only cover course fees and registration.
Bursaries do not cover accommodation – if you live far from college explain where you would stay and how you would pay for it.