The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a national programme headed by the Department of Basic Education, funded by the National Treasury and administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).
There is no doubt that a solid education is an answer to many of our country’s problems, and as such, the government runs this scheme in order to make it easier for interested individuals to become teachers to help shape our youth.
The bursary is valid for one year at a time, successful bursary holders must re-apply each year if they wish to cover the entire duration of their studies.
Fields of Study
The Funza Lushaka Bursaries are awarded to full-time, part-time and distance education students who have been accepted to higher education institutions for the following degree types: