For Coloured Girls Bursary 2024

For Coloured Girls Bursary, 2024 has been opened and all interested applicants are required to apply as soon as possible. APPLY NOW

For Coloured Girls is a non-profit organisation whose main aim is to provide resources and support to young coloured girls, from grades 8 to 12, in order for them to achieve academic success. For Coloured Girls aims to help those from underprivileged communities who have no access to academic or other learning resources.

Closing Date: 25 February 2024.

Applications are invited from coloured female students, who are currently in Grade 8 to 12 and have the potential and passion to further their academic qualifications.

BURSARY REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be a coloured female
  • You must be currently in Grade 8 to 12 (i.e. a high school student)
  • You must be from a coloured community
  • You must have a passion for learning and willingness to further your studies

BURSARY COVERAGE:

This bursary programme provide recipients with the following benefits

  • financial aid
  • psychological aid
  • mentorship
  • learning and development initiatives

Note: this is a support programme – the organisation does not provide funds.

All applicants will receive feedback on their application within 30 days after the closing date. Please do not contact the organisation to enquire about the status of your application.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

All applications must be submitted online at: For Coloured Girls Bursary Application 2024

Supporting Documents

The following documentation must be added with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Proof of latest results (certified copy)
  • An essay stating why you would like to participate in the programme (including the following 3 topics: how the structure of the course is of relevance or interest to you, benefits you hope to receive from the programme, how you will apply knowledge and skills you gain to develop your career)

Note: Candidates are invited to apply for the 2024 intake, and should the candidate be accepted into the first round, they will be advised on the second round requirements and ultimately become a recipient for the bursary award.


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.