INSETA Bursaries 2024

INSETA Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at INSETA Bursaries 2024/2025 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) is offering the Insurance Sector Student Fund (ISSF) bursary program for the 2024 academic year. Here are the details:

Program Name: Insurance Sector Student Fund (ISSF)

Bursary Coverage:

  1. Unemployed Students: Covers tuition fees, textbooks, accommodation, meals, technological devices (laptops and data), and a monthly allowance.
  2. Employed Students: Covers tuition fees and a book allowance on a sliding scale.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Nationality: Applicant must be a South African citizen.
  2. Education Status: Currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric.
  3. Age Criteria:
    • Unemployed and between 18 and 35 years old.
    • Employed (no specific age requirement).
  4. Study: Enrolled or intending to enroll at a recognized South African tertiary institution.
  5. Priority Fields: Preference will be given to courses in the Insurance and related sectors.

Application Details:

  • Application Period: Information regarding application dates and procedures should be available through INSETA’s official website or communication channels.
  • Required Documentation: Applicants need to submit relevant documents, such as academic transcripts, proof of matriculation, identification, proof of unemployment/employment, and details regarding intended study.


  • Priority Courses: Emphasis is given to courses related to the Insurance sector.
  • Coverage Differences: The coverage differs between unemployed and employed students.

How to apply

Follow these steps to Apply:

  • Download and complete the INSETA ISSF Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)
  • Submit clear copies of the required documents along with your completed application form.
  • Submitted Application via email to: [email protected] (Insert the words “INSETA ISSF Bursary 2024” in the email subject line).

Required Documents:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy – not older than 3 months)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic record, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Acceptance Letter from institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of Registration from institution, if applicable (on institutions letterhead)
  • Tuition Fee/ Course Quotation (on institutions letterhead)
  • Completed ISSF POPIA Form (.pdf)
  • Employed applicants:
  1. Completed ISSF Worker Agreement (.pdf)
  2. Completed INSETA Business Information Tool (BI-Tool) (.xlsx)
  3. Letter of Employment
  • Unemployed applicants:
  1. Completed ISSF Learner Agreement (.pdf)
  2. Completed INSETA Business Information Tool (BI-Tool) (.xlsx)
  3. Accommodation Fee/ Course Quotation (on institutions letterhead)
  4. Parents or guardians ID documents/ death certificates/ affidavit if deceased (certified copy)
  5. Parents or guardians 3 months recent payslips/ bank statements (certified copy)
  6. Parents or guardians affidavit and SASSA letter if receiving a grant (certified copy)

Application Deadline: 16 December 2023

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