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Can I get a bursary?

Of course you can - if you produce good matric marks!

Kan ek 'n beurs kry om te swot?With the right marks you probably already qualify for a rebate on your class fees. The NWU offers some of the best bursaries in the country. 

NSFAS Loan Scheme

Online applications are available on the NSFAS website from 1 August 2017 to 30 November 2017. Find out more

How to apply for NSFAS


Bursaries available at the Mafikeng Campus

The Mafikeng Campus Financial Aid & Scholarships Office will guide you through the many student loan and bursary options available to you. Find out more


Bursaries available at the Potchefstroom Campus

Visit Financial Support Services for more information on undergraduate and postgraduate options.

Specific bursaries:

  • Engineering bursaries
     Visit the web address of Faculty of Engineering:  http://engineering.nwu.ac.za/engineering/bursaries
           Contact persons: Claudie.Kroese@nwu.ac.za at 018 299 1530 
                                       Angie.Danster@nwu.ac.za at 018 299 1985
  • Sports bursaries
     NWU-Puk Rugby Institute: Download pdf application
           Send application forms and enquiries to Ronel.Emms@nwu.ac.za         

           Sport bursaries: Download pdf application 
           Send appliation forms and enquiries to Corene.Middleton@nwu.ac.za        

Bursaries available at the Vaal Triangle Campus

Visit Financial Support Services for more information on undergraduate and postgraduate options. Available bursaries include:

  • Academic Bursary (awarded automatically based on your final Grade 12 results)
  • Leadership bursaries
  • Arts & Culture bursaries
  • Support bursaries
    • Bursary for disabled students
    • Family bursary
    • Orphan bursary
  • Sports bursaries

Undergraduate bursaries instant information 2018