Bursary : Mitchell’s Plain Bursary Trust

Mitchell’s Plain Bursary Trust

Closing Date : November.

Field of Study:

  • Fields of Study
  • Accountancy
  • Commerce
  • Economic & Business Sciences
  • Electronic
  • Geology
  • Graphic Design
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Literature, Language and Media
  • Industrial
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Postgraduate Studies and Research
  • Mathematical Sciences

Bursary Details:

The Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust assists with registration and/or tuition fees for studies at tertiary institutions such as the University of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Further Education and Training Colleges.


The Trust will offer financial assistance to a maximum amount set by the Trust to applicants that have been successfully accepted for further study at a tertiary institution. The Trust does not provide full bursaries and applicants are advised to also apply for additional corporate bursaries, government bursaries through NSFAS or publicly funded loans or grants to cover their tuition fees. The Trust facilitates learners’ access to tertiary education through initial funding and support.

The Trust facilitates learners’ access to tertiary education through initial funding and support.

The Trust works closely with all the high schools in Mitchell’s Plain in ensuring that motivated, academically performing and financially deserving learners are given an opportunity to pursue their study and career goals.

Recipients who are successful in their studies for the year may reapply for further support for the following year based on their performance.

All funds are paid directly to the educational institution at which the recipient is studying.


Candidate Requirements:

Criteria for Application
In order to qualify for consideration for a bursary from the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, you must:

Be a Grade 12 learner from one of the 17 high schools in Mitchell’s Plain
Reside in Mitchell’s Plain
Be financially deserving
Have a recommendation from your school to apply for the bursary and
Meet the deadline of 30 November for completed applications.
The Trust will consider applications from academically and financially deserving learners from across all the high schools in Mitchell’s Plain.

How to Apply:

Click link for application form

Apply for the bursary online with all the necessary information and the recommendation from your school
The Trust will review your application and may require you to attend an interview
You will be notified of a conditional acceptance based on your September results and application
You will be required to submit your matric results AND a letter to show that you are accepted at a tertiary institution
You will be notified of your final acceptance onto the bursary programme
Your bursary will be paid directly to the institution at which you are studying