Motsepe Foundation Bursary South Africa

Motsepe Foundation Bursary South Africa


Bursaries will be awarded to within fields related to:

  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Studies
  • Sciences
  • Technology & Business Studies

Students in the following fields are also encouraged to apply:

  • Arts
  • Agriculture
  • Law



Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Proven financial need
  • Achieved a minimum average of 70% in Matric (excluding Life Orientation)
  • Studying (or intend on studying) in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Excellent academic results



Download and complete the Motsepe Foundation Bursary Application Form (doc format), or theMotsepe Foundation Bursary Application Form (pdf format).
Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Matric mid-year results if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter
  • Matric certificate if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record if currently at tertiary institution (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips/ employment letter/ SASSA grant letter/ affidavit for informal traders/ death certificate if deceased etc – more detail can be found on the application form)

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted via email to:bursaries@motsepefoundation


For any bursary queries, please contact
The Motsepe Foundation
Tel: 011 324 1500