Bursaries Scholarships

Nelson Mandela University Student Funding: Bursaries, Loans and Scholarships 2021


Hi, are you a student at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and finding it hard to pay your tuition fees? Then NMU Student Funding that includes both NMU Bursaries and Loan is here to assist you financially.

In this article, you will explore so many kinds of student funding including undergraduate, postgraduate, Masters, Doctorate NMU Student Funding bursaries, and the Student Loan.

Nelson Mandela University Student Funding


Nelson Mandela University offers financial assistance to full-time students in the form of bursaries, merit awards, Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships and study loans. Assistance is based on financial need and/or academic excellence and sporting achievements.

Nelson Mandela University Student Funding: Bursaries 2021

Below are some bursaries available for NMU students:


National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS):  NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology established according to the NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges. To apply for NSFAS Funding,  Visit NSFAS Website Here.

University administered bursaries

The application forms for the following bursaries are obtainable from the RCD when calls are made for application:

  • Nelson Mandela University Financially Needy Bursary
  • Public Servants Association of SA (Stiglingh Memorial Bursary)
  • Goldstein Bursary (Benjamin, Sophia Margaretha and Henriette Constance)
  • HB Webb Gift
  • Winifred Wilson Bursary Fund
  • Ernst and Ethel Eriksen Trust

Public Servants Association (PSA) of SA (Stiglingh Memorial Bursary): Bursary for undergraduate and postgraduate, full-time or part-time studies in the fields of science and medicine. Only available for public servants and members of the PSA and their children

Financially Needy Bursary: This bursary is available to masters and doctoral students who qualify on merit for the Postgraduate Research Scholarship, but are financially disadvantaged.


Nelson Mandela University Student Funding: Loans 2021

Bank Loan: Various Banks In South Africa offer loans to undergraduates, Postgraduates, and other qualifications.

Fundi Loan: Fundi offers student loans to fund their studies. Visit their website for more info and how to apply

Nelson Mandela University Student Funding: Scholarships 2021

National Research Foundation NRF scholarships: The University in collaboration with the National Research Foundation offers financial support to master’s and doctoral students through. Information can also be obtained directly from the NRF website: http://www.nrf.ac.za.

SA Medical Research Council (MRC) Scholarship: The MRC offers master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships for research undertaken within the research focus areas of population health, disease and disease mechanisms, health systems, settings and policy. Application forms are available from RCD or directly from their website.

Joshua Fullard Research Scholarship: A scholarship for full-time master’s studies. Awarded on academic merit to a student in the Faculty of Health Sciences (an average of 70% for honours is required).

Nelson Mandela University/Vodacom Postgraduate ScholarshipThe scholarship is available to full-time full-research masters and doctoral students.

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