Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme (DoE)


Department of Basic Education (DBE)

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary.
Bursary Fields

Who Can Apply

An university pass is a minimum requirement with admission to a bachelor degree Studies. At least a level 4 pass or 60%. For students who wish to specialise in the Foundation Phase, a pass in Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy at Grade 12 level is required. In addition, a level 4 pass or 60% on the Standard Grade or 50% on the Higher Grade pass in the Home Language is required.

Bursary Levels

Year 12
Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa
Closing Date

09 December 2018
Contact Details

222 Struben St, Pretoria 0001

Application Address