NSFAS is the principal funder of tertiary education in South Africa, granting study loans to poor students enabling them to study at universities and universities of technology. Studietrust is a first-tier NGO partner of NSFAS and annually administer more than R6 million in student loans to needy students.
You may apply for a NSFAS-administered DHET bursary here.
UNHCR’s higher education scholarship programme, DAFI, helps refugees worldwide to access higher education. The scholarships of around 100 refugee students sponsored by DAFI in South Africa are administered by StudyTrust, the UNHCR’s South African implementing partner.
The Dafi Application form may be downloaded below. The completed form with requisite documents should reach StudyTrust on or before 31 October 2020.
⇒ DAFI (UNHCR) Bursary Application
Socionext offers world class hands-on training in social innovation, entrepreneurship skills development and rapid prototyping based on the Lean Start-up methodology. StudyTrust has partnered with Socionext since 2009 and the annual Social Entrepreneurship Challenge is offered as a programme of the StudyTrust Winter Seminar.
Registered Educational Trust
PBO Tax Exempt
45+ Years experience
R600 million+ in bursaries to students
21 000+ Bursaries & scholarships awarded
NSFAS NGO Partner & UNHCR Implementing Partner
Level One (>91%)
StudyTrust is an educational trust and public benefit organisation, that connects learners with potential to their study opportunities.
We administer bursaries and scholarships, provide mentoring and support to help tertiary students thrive academically and personally.