Who Qualifies For MultiChoice Bursaries?

MultiChoice has been servicing Sub-Saharan Africans’ television programming needs for decades. With the company’s success, they have also implemented a bursary funding scheme that offers different types of bursaries within its realm of service each year.



The South African founded, MultiChoice company has been active in South African households for decades now. The company is behind the wildly popular Digital Satellite Television (DStv), one of the most used television services in the country, and many more.

The bursary schemes come as part of their mission to “assist in development of communities, social transformation and invest in young talented individuals to ensure a sustainable living”. The bursaries are aimed towards students passionate about technology, and bursaries cater to the company’s basic functions in Information Technology (IT), Media and Engineering.

The following are the requirements to qualify for the bursary scheme:


    Applicant must have a valid South African ID

  • Applicant must have at least completed their matric

  • Applicant should maintain at least a 65% average pass rate

  • Applicant must be able to prove acceptance at recognised tertiary institution at a full-time rate of study (there are only some part-time exceptions)

  • Applicant must be able to prove financial need

Visit the MultiChoice official website to find out more about the company and their vision by clicking here.


NSFAS Articles

Once you have submitted your NSFAS application, you may have tracked your application status via your myNSFAS portal. Well, if you received a ‘Funding Eligibility’ status, here is what it means.

Students who have submitted their NSFAS bursary applications are reminded to check their application status regularly. Their application status may show ‘Application Submitted’, here is what it means.

Are you tracking your NSFAS application and notice that your application status says that it is on the ‘Filtering’ stage? Well, here is what it means.

When submitting your NSFAS application, you are required to attach certain documents to it in order for your application to be processed. Here is how you can submit your documents.

As soon as students submit their applications, they are able to view their application status. They may see that they are on the ‘Validation’ step, here is what it means.