CSA Bursaries Namibia 2025 – 2025

In line with our social & economical development policy, CSA is proud to offer financial assistance to students in the technical fields. Currently, CSA is assisting students at the University of Namibia, Polytechnic, University of Stellenbosch and at Cape Peninsula University.

1.POLICY

1.1Financial support will be given to full-time candidates who wish to study in the fields of Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Electrical engineering at any recognised university in the SADC region.

1.2The allocation of these bursaries will be based on the achievement potential and needs of the student.

1.3A legal and binding contract between Consulting Services Africa and the student will be signed.

2.CONDITIONS

2.1Applicants must be Namibian citizens;

2.2Academic performance must be satisfactory (e.g. qualify for admission to study engineering at a recognised Technikon or University of Technology);

2.3A change of study course requires a reapplication for a bursary;

2.4A bursary is allocated for one study year, but is renewable annually subject to satisfactory academic progress;

2.5Bursars will be required to work for Consulting Services Africa on completion of their studies for the same number of years that the bursary was received, provided jobs are available. Failure to comply with this condition wholly or in part will require full or pro-rata repayment of the bursary and parents/guardians are to sign a surety to this extent.

2.6Bursars are required to provide at least two progress reports per academic year on their academic performance. Any problems they may encounter including those related to accommodation, should also be reported on.

2.7The company accepts no liability for any damages, breakage or any legal costs caused or made by the bursar and for any extra costs or expenses over and above the bursary amount.

2.8The company does not accept any liability for expenses of any nature incurred in courses, which have to be repeated.

2.9The company may at any time withdraw the bursary and terminate the contract should the bursars academic performance be unsatisfactory.

3.VALUE OF THE BURSARY

A bursary includes:

3.1Registration and tuition fees payable directly to the institution of learning;

3.2Board and lodging at the institution of learning (private board & lodging not to exceed institution rates);

3.3Book and stationary allowance and educational equipment. In case the bursary amount exceeds the tuition and residential fees, such amount will be paid to the student and can be used as spending money.

The bursary amount is limited to an amount of N$50 000 and the student is liable for expenses beyond this amount.

Submit bursary application to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Consulting Services Africa

PO Box 11757

Windhoek

Namibia


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.