About Teaching & Education Bursaries

There are a number of teaching bursaries on offer each year to talented students who would love to teach the youth in South Africa.  These bursaries for teaching and education are offered to students needing financial aid to gain great qualifications and become a teacher in specialized subjects.



Companies in South Africa Offering Teaching & Education Bursaries

There are a couple of institutes offering bursaries for teaching and education so if you are interested, have a look at the following companies found here.



Here are listed the most popular Study fields for teaching bursaries

  • Foundation Phase for Grade R to Grade 3
  • One of the Native African Languages

Intermediate Phase for Grade 4 to Grade 6



  • Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science

Senior Phase for Grade 7 to Grade 9

  • Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science

FET Phase for Grade 10 to 12

  • Computer Appliance Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Accounting
  • Civil Technology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Life Science
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Civil Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Physical Science
  • Engineering Graphics & Design

Teaching Bursary Requirements

Students who would like to pursue teaching as a career will require the following basic requirements before applying.



  • Candidates have to be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card.
  • Candidates have to be able to prove their need for financial aid.
  • Candidates must show their commitment to teaching and a love for working with children.
  • Candidates must have outstanding academic records with proof of acceptance at a higher learning institute.
  • Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference.

Most of these companies also offer students a career upon successful completion of their studies and all information is included within the bursary.

Teaching is a lifetime commitment, thus, you should only apply if you are really interested in working with the youth.  You will also be faced with plenty challenges, difficult situations and even times that your integrity will be tested.  Are you ready?

Then take that step forward and make a change!  Provide South Africa’s youth with quality education and a great future.  Do you have a deep burning passion for learning and would love to pass that on to the youth?  You could be changing the lives of many spectacular people and help them to reach their goals.  Giving South African citizens that are proud an opportunity at a better life.



Did you find what you are looking for? Don’t forget to check our full list of bursaries or take a look at one of the other Bursary categories.