Field of Study:
Are you considering becoming a teacher? Not sure what the procedure or cost will be? Maybe you need some financial assistance. The Funza Lushaka Busary Programme gives you the chance to make your teaching dream come true. The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary. Qualified recipients of the bursary must request placement in a province of their choice. The provincial education department (PED) concerned will determine whether there is suitable post available. If there is not, the applicant may be placed in a PED that does have suitable vacancies. Please note that bursars cannot choose the school in which they would like to be placed.
The student must:
The student must have passed at least two-thirds (66.6%) of all the subject modules studied in the last year of study at the university.
The student must have passed at least two-thirds (66.6%) of the priority subject area modules studied in the last year of study at the Higher Education Institution.
If a student is doing one priority subject he/she must pass it to qualify for re-award;
The student must be progressing to the next level/year of study.
The students must achieve at least 50% average across all subject modules
How to Apply:
Apply online at: www.funzalushaka.doe.gov.za
The following must be read before making an application for a Funza Lushaka bursary for 2018-2019