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SU encourages students to apply for financial support
Author: Centre for Undergraduate Bursaries
Published: 03/07/2024

​Stellenbosch University (SU) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2025 SU funding opportunities for undergraduates.

Application dates

  • Current students: Applications are open 1 July 2024 – 30 September 2024
  • Prospective students: Applications are open 1 – 31 October 2024 only

SU encourages all current and prospective students to apply for bursaries for 2025. Funding allocations are based on financial need and/or academic merit.

All applicants are advised to first review the Application Process tab on the website of SU's Centre for Undergraduate Bursaries (CUBL) for detailed information on the support documents that applicants need to complete. A student's unique, eight-digit SU student number will allow access to the online application portal. The application process is accessible and user-friendly and – once you have prepared your support documents to upload – the form will take about 15 minutes to complete.

According to Bianca Andrews, Head: Institutional and Corporate Funds, they received just over 9 000 applications for funding last year. “Our streamlined process eliminated barriers and ensured that every student had an equal chance to apply."

Andrews said CUBL also manages and administers bursaries for external donors according to specific criteria, including financial need, academic performance, and leadership. To be considered for one of these bursaries, applicants will need to complete an additional unique application form and upload it when prompted during the online application process. There are also several SU family bursaries available to eligible students.

“We look forward to receiving the 2025 funding applications and will continue our pursuit to support students on their academic journeys," Andrews concluded.

Please note that SU funding is limited, and applying does not guarantee funding. For more information, visit the SU Bursaries and Loans website.

For funding queries, contact SU Client Services on 021 808 9111 or email Include the applicant's SU student number (#) in this subject line, #/ SUFO-25, for efficient assistance.

Click here to apply now.