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Rhodes University DHET Bursary Scheme 2023/2024

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Applications are invited from qualified students to apply for the Rhodes University DHET Bursary Scheme 2023/2024.

Do you wish to study or are already studying at the Rhodes University and come from a family with an income of R350,000 or less? Then this is for you:

You can qualify for a government bursary offered via the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

What does the bursary cover?

Amounts indicated for accommodation, living allowance, transport, and learning materials need to be aligned with the approved latest DHET guidelines.

For Universities;

  • Accommodation
    As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500  per annum
  • Living allowance R15,000  per annum
  • Book allowances R5200 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum for students in catered residences.

Who can qualify for DHET Bursary?

  • All South African citizens
  • All SASSA grant recipients qualify for funding
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • Persons with disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
  • Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.

How to Apply

  • Log onto the NSFAS website and submit your application.
  • Make sure you track your application.

Note: Applications have officially been closed for the 2022 session, so you wait for the next session.

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