Applications are open to current Social Work students as well as prospective students who would like to enroll for a Social Work Degree.  Students who are currently holders of a National Department of Social Development Scholarship do not have to apply.

The Scholarship will cover Registration, Tuition, Prescribed books, stipend for practical’s and official accommodation provided by the University (ONLY ACCOMODATION, WHICH HAS BEEN CONTRACTED BY THE RELEVANT UNIVERSITY MIGHT BE CONSIDERED).

The applicant must:

  •  Be a South African Citizen
  • New applicants must comply with the entry requirements set by the University and provide proof of admission by the University or a proof of payment for admission.

Fully and correctly complete the scholarship application form which is obtainable from the Social Work faculty at the University or from the Provincial Departments of Social Development (See contact details below).

Attach the following documentation such as a CV, certified copies of grade 12 results, Academic Record, your Identity Document, your parents or legal guardian identity document and their proof of income.

Be prepared to enter into an agreement for counter service with the Department of Social Development.

 Remember:

THE STUDENT SHOULD STILL APPLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HIS/HER CHOICE TO REQUEST ADMISSION.

The Applicant must:

  1. Be a South African Citizen
  2. Comply with the entry requirements set by the University
  3. Fully and correctly complete the Scholarship Application form
  4. Be prepared to enter into an agreement with the Department (More details will be contained in the agreement)
  5. Must complete the qualification within the minimum period as prescribed by the University

What Documentation must I attach to my application?

New applicants

  1. Certified copy of Grade 12 results
  2. Certified copy of Identity Document of applicant
  3. Certified copy of ID and Proof of income of Parent/ Guardian
  4. Current first year students/Prospective students in Social Work who need to undergo a selection process as prescribed by the University must provide proof that they have been selected to continue with their studies. (proof of admission by the University/proof of payment for admission)
  5. Certified copy of Identity Document of applicant
  6. Certified copy of Academic record on the official letterhead of the University

If the above documentation is not attached to your application form then your application will not be considered.

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56 Comments

  • wanda says:

    is there a late application option for those who did not get to apply on time??? please reply ASAP, I am in great need of this Busary.

  • TSHEPZ says:

    CAN I APPLY FOR A BURSARY NOW BECAUSE IT SEEMS LIKE THE LAST APPLICANT HAS FAILED OR DID’NT REACH THERE

    • Site Editor says:

      Rule 1:
      Learn to follow guidelines.

      The post said the closing date is the end of October so accept that.

      BTW: Capital letters are used for shouting. So don’t use them…

  • Nomfundo says:

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I just wished to know whicj address should I use when sending the Social Development Bursary Forms..

  • Nomfundo says:

    Dear sir or madam
    Iv been accepted by UKZN and I applied for the social work bursary(the Social Development one) but I have’nt heard anything,pls help me,I really need this bursary..I dont have funds dor this year its really hard.

    • Site Editor says:

      Hi Nomfundo,

      Please email the people for the Depart of Social Development. Their email addresses can be found in the post above…

      Ed.

  • Lindelani says:

    when is the closing date for this Bursaries ?

    • admin says:

      South Africa is slowly but surely becoming a country of non-readers… Try to take your life seriously and learn to read my friend. Not a single person will take you serious if you can’t read. For the record I am the first person to do so….

  • Thama says:

    Im studying social work at unisa but dont have money to finish my last year can i also apply

  • masabatakoaho says:

    would like would like to apply for bursary for 2012