8 2023 Top Scholarships in South Africa

Written by Michael Nz. on February 25, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    South Africa
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    You Can E-mail [email protected] Or Fax 086 756 3451

FoodBev SETA South Africa Scholarship 2022

The scholarship will offer an award to applicants who are undergraduate students.

The scholarship offers awards to full-time students who are enrolled in the University, studying for a Master’s or Ph.D. within the food and beverage manufacturing industry. With a maximum value of up to R50,000, the scholarship is usually awarded to students with very peculiar and rare abilities.


  • Applicants must be in their first year of study and must provide proof of registration.
  • Applicants must show a good academic record and also need financial assistance.
  • Preference will be given to female students, students with disabilities, and students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

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AECI Limited Scholarship South Africa 2022

  • Being a South African citizen,
  • Have completed Matric or currently in Matric.
  • Study or intend to study full time within one of the fields of study mentioned above
  • Studying or intending to study at a recognized tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Have a strong academic record.

SARS Scholarship South Africa 2022

It is an autonomous agency that is responsible for administering the customs service and the tax system in South Africa.

Level/field of study

Scholarships are awarded to students who excel academically in the following fields of study:

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current / Electronics), Geology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining, Mining Engineering, Accounting, Information Systems, Actuarial Science, Chemistry, Computer Science


Applicants must:

Be a South African citizen or South African permanent resident, have completed Matric or currently in Matric, be studying or intend to study in one of the above fields of study (undergraduate degree), be studying or intend to study in a recognized South African tertiary institute, have demonstrated need for financial support, engineering/geology/science students must have achieved a minimum level of 6 for Mathematics and Science, accounting degree students must have achieved a minimum level of 6 for Mathematics

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Starke Ayres Scholarships

Starke Ayres offers scholarship opportunities for students who wish to pursue studies in Genetics, Plant Breeding, Plant Production, Soil Science, or Plant Science. Its aim is to provide students at the tertiary level with various development and professional growth, offering financial assistance for their education.

The scholarship covers registration fees, tuition, books, and residence fees. It has a maximum amount of R 37,500 each year. It is renewable each year based on the academic performance of the holder.


Applicants must be South African citizens who are students or intend to study full-time at a South African university in the fields of BSc- Genetics, Plant Breeding, Plant Production, Soil Science, and Plant Science.

Applicants must have completed a first-year or current second-year students at an institution of tertiary education

Applicants must have proven financial need and also self-motivation

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SKA South Africa scholarships

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) initiates South African activities on the Square Kilometer Radio Telescope (SKA) in engineering, science, and construction. SKA South Africa (SKA SA) is responsible for the construction of the Square Kilometer Array at South Africa SKA.

The current funding levels for the scholarship are:

Honors (year 1): R131,000 per year, Masters (2-year duration): R119,000 per year, R24,000 one-time team grant, R26,500 per year for educational travel expenses, Doctoral (3-year duration) year): RXNUM 136 per year, single team allowance of R000 36, R000 32 per year for educational travel expenses

You can visit their official site for more info

Actuarial Freedom Scholarship

Liberty awards Actuarial Science scholarships to qualified full-time tertiary students who are in their second year or more of their studies at South African universities accredited by ASSA (Actuarial Society of South Africa).

The Liberty Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, book, and necessary travel allowance, as well as academic and emotional support, networking opportunities, and vacation work. Holiday work is carried out during the holiday months of June and December at Liberty Life’s head office in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Upon graduation, fellows will receive guaranteed employment opportunities.


The applicant must be a South African citizen, must be a full-time registered tertiary student wishing to continue their studies in Actuarial Science at an accredited ASSA (Actuarial Society of South Africa) in South African tertiary institutions, must have consistent academic excellence in all subjects with a minimum average of 65% and grade of 65% in mathematics and actuarial modules, must have leadership skills and participation in extracurricular activities, such as sports, arts, and literature, will have the advantage

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Access Trust Bursary South Africa

The following fields of study are those to which the scholarship will be awarded:

Electrical Engineering, Construction/Construction and Civil Engineering, Business and Management Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Education (ECD), Farm Management, Travel and Tourism, Sports-Fitness and Management, Hospitality, Performing Arts, Practical Programs


Applicants must:

Be between the ages of 18 and 28, have completed Matric, have achieved a minimum pass rate of 50, have proven financial need, be studying at one of the following TVET colleges: College of Cape Town, South Cape College, West Coast College, Boland College, Northlink College, False Bay College.

The scholarship closes on the 30th of November annually.

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National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) Bursary

The NMISA scholarship program awards undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships at any accepted South African university.

Scholarships are offered in specific fields of study including:

Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Materials Science and Physics

The NMISA Scholarship covers full registration and tuition costs, housing fees, and stipends for textbooks and necessary requirements. NMISA also offers vacation work opportunities for fellows in order for students to work experiences. Upon graduation, fellows will be required to work for NMISA for a period equivalent to each year sponsored by the fellowship plan.

The closing date is on the 31st of July annual

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