The 2025 NCP Chlorchem Bursaries Opened

NCP Chlorchem has opened its 2025 Bursary program and it inviting all applicants to apply now. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

Bursary Application closing date  is 31 August 2025

NCP Chlorchem (Pty) Ltd invites suitably qualified students who are currently busy with undergraduate
studies and are RSA citizens to apply for a Study bursary, specifically in the specified study fields for the
2025 Academic year.

No other Bursaries may have been awarded to the individual (NSFAS, other company bursaries, etc) for the
2025 Academic year and the student must be in financial need (Proof of parents/guardian income to be
attached – Joint income of maximum R250k).

External bursaries are awarded to help the youth (South African citizens) that are from the historically
disadvantaged social groups and/or individuals with disabilities who are currently studying at a DHET
Accredited Higher Institution.

Students who are eligible and have qualified for the bursary, will be assisted with financial needs whilst
studying towards an:

  • Undergradute degree, in any of the specified field of study;
  • National Diploma, in the specified field of study.

Specified Fields of Study:

  • Engineering studies:
    • Civil Engineering,
    • Chemical Engineering;
    • Metallurgical Engineering;
    • Mechanical Engineering

Financial assistance may include the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Examination fees
  • University Accommodation fees

How to Apply:

Once you meet the above requirements, complete the External Bursary application form. Ensure you fill in all
details required and attach the following documents:

  • CV
  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • Certified copy of your grade 12 certificate.
  • A full tertiary academic record from the University for current studies (on a Tertiary letterhead with University stamp)
  • Provide a document showing proof of registration at the Tertiary institution.
  • Provide a University statement reflecting outstanding fees
  • Provide a document to show proof of residency, either a residential address or a municipal account.
  • Provide certified copies of your parents’ or guardians’ ID documents (if younger than 21). If deceased, attach affidavit and certified copies of death certificate(s)
  • Provide a document of proof of your household income or affidavit.

Download Application Form (pdf)

Application forms and relevant documents must be emailed to Bursaries@ncp.co.za


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.