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University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Bursaries 2022

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursary Closing Date: 01 February 2022

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is inviting students from their university, to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year.

The bursary programme is open to students in financial need, who are unfunded. The bursary is applicable for studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s following colleges:

  • College of Agriculture, Engineering Sciences (Howard, Pietermaritzburg or Westville campus)
  • College of Health Science (Howard and Medical School or Westville campus)
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Law & Management Studies (Westville or Pietermaritzburg campus)


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be registered or intend on registering to study as a full time, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, for the 2022 academic year
  • You must study within one of the colleges listed above
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 55% for your degree studies
  • You must have a family home income of NO MORE than R350 000 per annum
  • You must be in financial need
  • You must either have no funding for the 2022 academic year OR you must have outstanding debt

How to apply

Download and complete the UKZN Bursary Application Form 2022 (.docx)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA confirmation if receiving a grant) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians marriage certificate, if married (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians divorce certificate, if divorced (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians death certificates, if deceased (certified copy)

Note: documents should not be older than 3 months.

Applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Advisor of your relevant college:

College of Agriculture, Engineering Sciences:

College of Health Science:

College of Humanities:

College of Law & Management Studies:

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