Africa Cosmos Education Trust Bursaries 2023

Africa Cosmos Education Trust Bursaries 2023 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

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Bursary Provider: Africa Cosmos Education Trust
Academic Year: 2023
Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate bursary
Closing Date: 31 March 2023

Africa Cosmos Education Trust invites students to apply for Bursaries Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for N4 – N6, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate (Honours, Master, Doctorate, Ph.D.) studies towards the following qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, National Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, and National Certificate.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields:

  • Analytics
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analysis
  • Commerce and Economics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Computer Systems Engineering
  • Financial Accounting
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Security and Safety Management
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management

The bursary will provide cover for the following expeses: registration fees, tuition fees, examination fees, accommodation, prescribed text books and a once-off stipend. The total value of the bursary will be determined by the Trust.

Candidates will also be required to engage in programmes offered by the Africa Cosmos Education Trust and enter an agreement with the Bursar and its Administrator. Applicants must download and read the following documents for more details and terms regarding the conditions of the bursary programme:

The Africa Cosmos Education Trust committee will review shortlisted applicants and will notify successful applicants by no later than 14 April 2023. If you have not heard a response by this date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Successful candidates who have written their Matric Examinations will be notified as soon as the Trust has received their final Matric results.


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 a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards one of the qualifications listed above, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must be no older than 35 years old
  • You must be unemployed
  • You must be able to achieve and maintain an acceptable pass rate for the duration of your studies
  • You must have and be able able to maintain an acceptable attendance record
  • You must maintain a good attendance record at your chosen tertiary institution and comply with its rules and regulations
  • You must NOT engage in or accept any other bursary award/ financial assistance without getting prior written consent from the Trust

How to apply

Download and complete the Africa Cosmos Education Trust Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)

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

  • Photo (passport/ ID size), to be attached to the first page of the application form
  • ID document or Passport (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate
  • Full academic transcripts, if currently studying
  • Proof of preliminary acceptance from your institution
  • Tax invoice stating tuition costs, accommodation, and prescribed textbooks (if applicable)
  • Testimonial letter from a teacher, principal, faculty dean, or lecturer (whichever is applicable)
  • Proof of household income and number of dependants
  • Monthly household budget, with a list of income and expenses
  • Parents or guardians ID documents or passports
  • Affidavit if parents/ guardians are unemployed
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of address
  • Medical certificates, if applicable
  • Essay (see details on the application form, point 7)
  • Letter of recommendation from your parent or guardian (optional)

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
– Email: [email protected] AND [email protected]

– Hand delivery:
SBV House, 17
8th Street
(Attention: Ms Mifferndri Moodley or Ms Jessie Radebe)


  • Documents must be arranged in the order listed on the checklist (page 9 of the application form).
  • All applications submitted via email must be compiled in a single PDF document (this means all application forms, essays, and supporting documents must be submitted as a single PDF).
  • All supporting documents must be certified and no older than 3 months.
  • Please ensure that you submit all required information, if you are unable to do so, ensure that you provide as an explanation.
  • Indicate when any outstanding documentation will be made available and be sure to submit outstanding documentation as soon as you receive it.
  • Once you have been registered, submit the accreditation number of your course.