National Treasury Bursary

National Treasury Bursary

Closing Date : August

Field of Study:

  • Commerce, Law & Management
  • Accountancy
  • Commerce
  • Economic & Business Sciences
  • Law

Bursary Details:

National Treasury Bursary Scheme has opened up for this year. Application documents available!


As part of our commitment, the department’s bursary scheme provides financial support to South Africa students studying in the fields deemed critical and scarce to the National Treasury. It aims to build critical skills capacity and provide students with the opportunity to further their studies. To assist the National Treasury in selecting candidates for the National Treasury Bursary Scheme this form may be used to identify candidates to be interviewed.

Since all applicants cannot be interviewed, you need to fill in this form in full and accurately. This will help to process your application fairly.

Which fields of study are bursaries awarded for?

• Economics
• Accounting
• Taxation
• Internal Audit
• Public Policy
• Social Policy
• Financial Management
• Econometrics
• Bcom Law
• Risk Management
• Development Finance
• Financial Engineering

Closing Date: 15 August

Candidate Requirements:

You are a South African citizen
• You meet the entry requirements for your chosen field of study (provide proof of
registration or provisional acceptance at the university)
• Financial need
• You must be studying or intending to study in the fields stated in Q2 below
• If you are in matric: You have a grade 12 certificate with university exemption
and an aggregate of 65% or higher
• If you are already in university: You have obtaine August last year.

How to Apply:

Complete both the external bursary form and the application form below:

External bursary application

Bursary application form

Additional information required
Cover letter stating your field of interest and motivation Certified copy of the applicant’s South
African ID Full official academic record or the latest statement of Grade 12 results Proof of
Registration or Provisional acceptance at University Certified copies of parent/s or guardian’s
South African IDs Proof of Parent’s/Guardian income (salary advice) or affidavit.