Requirements for application of the Thuthuka bursary

    The learner must be African or Coloured
    The learner must be a South African Citizen
    The learner must obtain at least 60% on Mathematics (5 or above on the NSC Scale of Achievement) NOT


    The learner must be in Grade 12 intending on studying B comm. Accounting
    The learner must be financially needy and will be assessed using the NSFAS MEANS TEST to confirm financial need

The Process of Awarding a Bursary

    The application must have met the above criteria
    The learner must have applied or be in the process of applying to one of the following tertiary institutions:
        University of Johannesburg
        University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Commerce code CB011)
        Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
        Stellenbosch University
        University of Pretoria
        University of Orange Free State
        University of Witwatersrand (WITS)
    Once the learner has met the above criteria they will be called in for testing
    Depending on the test results then the learner may be called in for an interview.

Once the learner has met all the above requirements and gone through the relevant test and interview only then will the bursary be provisionally awarded to the learner pending the final Grade 12 results.

How to Apply

Click Here to Download Bursary Application Form

Postal address:
Thuthuka Bursary Fund
P.O. Box 59875