Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Post-graduate Bursaries and Vacancies


Associate professor / Professor

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​Lecturer / Senior Lecturer​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Faantjie and Lettie Pretorius Bursary

Third year students in Mathematical Statistics and Statistics

Prof Faantjie Pretorius was the first professor in Statistics and founder of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Stellenbosch. His heirs sponsor a bursary to a third year student in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics. Merit and the financial situation of an applicant are considered in the allocation of the bursary. Download application form below:


​​The closing date for the bursaries is 5 April 2022.


Departmental Postgraduate bursary

Postgraduate bursaries of the Department. Download application form below:

AANSOEK - Dept Stat en AW BEURS 2022.docx

The closing date for the bursaries is 5 April 2022.

​NRF Scholarship for Honours studies 2022

The NRF invites appl​ications for students who intend to register for an Honours degree in 2022. Interested students should please visit the Postgraduate Funding Office's website here for more information. Queries can be forwarded to or

Some important points to consider:

  • Students must achieve 65% in their final year to accept the award
  • Full cost -and partial cost scholarships are available
  • NSFAS/ISFAP recipients do not have to undergo a financial means test and should attach their student fee statement instead.
  • No late applications will be considered 

 Student links to SAS online courses

​​scyp program_04.pdf