Sun International Bursary South Africa.

Sun International Bursary South Africa.


Sun International is a chain of hotel resorts and casinos established by South African businessman, Sol Kerzner. Sun International has initiated a programme to invest in tertiary education – the Sun International Community Development Trust.


Bursaries will be awarded to students within the Hospitality and Leisure sector, but more specifically the following fields:

  • Hospitality
  • Hotel Management
  • Food & Beverage
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Finance (Accounting)
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering (TVET level)
  • Plumbing (TVET level)


Applicants must meet the following minimal criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Studying or intending on studying in one of the aforementioned fields (degree/ diploma/ certificate),
  • Studying or intending on studying at a recognised South Africa University/ University of Technology/ TVET College.


Eligible students must apply online at: (between 1 May and 30 September annually).

The following documents will be required to support your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Parents/ guardians/ spouse proof of income (employment letter/ payslips) (certified copy),
  • A letter about your life (written by the applicant themselves),
  • Parents/ guardians/ friends may write recommendation letters,
  • Two testimonials (one from an education official – principal or lecturer and the other one by a community leader),
  • Current tertiary students must add: Matric results certificate (certified copy) AND Latest tertiary results (certified copy),
  • Applicants who are not currently studying: include your most recent exam results (certified copy) and a letter explaining what you are doing in the current year.


30 September annually