Motsepe Foundation Bursaries 2017

Motsepe Foundation has announced that latest bursaries 2017 in South Africa for the hard working students or candidates. The Educational Funding is the basic aim of Motsepe Foundation, and it is facilitating the students in different ways. Dr. Precious Motsepe is the founder of Motsepe Foundation and it is established in 1999 in South Africa.

Motsepe Foundation Bursaries 2017 can give you benefits in many ways, as you will have to study without any tension. It will manage your educational expenses by raising an education fund for students. Hence you should avail the Motsepe Foundation Bursary Programme 2017 available in South Africa by submitting your bursary application at the earliest possible time. You should have a look on the details of bursary programme available at Motsepe Foundation for students.

Motsepe Foundation Bursary Programme 2017 in SA

The Motsepe Foundation was established in 1999 by business leader Patrice Motsepe and his wife, Dr Precious Motsepe.

The principal aim and object of the Motsepe Foundation is to establish a fund and organisation to provide funding and support for charitable, educational, religious, healthcare and other philanthropic projects and initiatives in order to fight poverty and improve the social and economic conditions of the poor, unemployed and marginalised persons and communities.For the 2015 academic year, The Motsepe Foundation awarded bursaries to 375 students from the 26 District Municipality/ Metro-Motsepe Foundation Development Forums which have been established around the country.

Students who wish to be considered for a bursary for the 2017 academic year are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to the 26 District Municipality/ Metro-Motsepe Foundation Development Forums which have been established around the country.


1. The applicant must be a South African Citizens applying to study within South Africa.
2. The applicant must have proof of financial need.
3. The applicant must have 70% Pass aggregate, excluding Life Orientation. For Grade 12 students a certified copy of June results or matric certificate is required. And for enrolled university applicants, a certified copy of the academic record is required.
4. Intended to pursue courses related to: Mathematics, Medical studies, Sciences, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Business studies. Students intending to study in other faculties like Law, Agriculture, and Arts with excellent academic results will also be considered.
5. The applicant must not have another diploma/degree.
6. The applicant is not allowed to have another sponsor.

How to Apply for Motsepe Foundation Bursaries / Educational Funds 2017

Applications close on 14 October 2016. Click here to download the application form. All applications must be submitted to [email protected].

Each application will be thoroughly evaluated and examined by our team before any kind of decision is made. Applicants will be made aware of their submissions status via contact details entered on the application. If you don’t hear from the foundation by 31 December 2016, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The foundation’s main office is based at 29 Impala Rd, Chislehurston, Sandton 2146, or you can also send them a fax at 086 533 3127

Motsepe Foundation Bursaries for 2017-2018 are beneficial for you in many ways, hence you should take the full advantage of the bursary programme by submitting your application to get yourself selected for the Bursary Programme by Motsepe Foundation.

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  1. Mmathapelo Makgabo

    Afternoon, I am an electrical engineering student at Tshwane University of Technology and would kindly like to ask for any available bursary because i could not apply in time due to the strike that was taking place at our insttution. i am a hard working student with lots of determination towards the future. i will attach my latest acadermic record together with my South African ID copy and my CV if asked to do so.
    i would appreciate it if you take my plea into consideration and respond via my email address attached at the top.

  2. makgabanea mabelane

    hi, i applied for a busary but i still havent got any feedback from you guys

    • patrice motsepe

      contact me for more information.

      • Good day if I apply now will I possibly get funding for 2015

        • Fekkie Joseph Malgas

          Hi I applied for financial assistance for part time study at Unisa I want to know that I may be considered this year 2015 for LLB degree.

      • I am in desperate need of a bursary. My father passed on in 2000, and my mother is a retired teacher who is also studying. We financially rely on the rental money from our house in town as we have currently relocated to my grandparents ‘so house in a nearby village.
        Please consider us for assistance this year or at least next year.
        Kind regards
        Karabo Motsepe

  3. keitumetse Elizabeth Montsho

    Hi I applied for a bursary in January and I haven’t received any feedback. I am really in need if this bursary.

  4. evening i am asking for funds to further my studies. Im from a poor family and we live in mud house. Nobody is working at home i like to do nursing so that i can help my family oneday. thanx

  5. I applied for a bursary in january bt stil i hvnt heard from in need of the bursary..plz assist no is 0760899414

  6. Apelele Mtamzeli

    I am a final year student at the University of Free State doing Social Sciences and received a bursary letter from the foundation to register with but up till today the foundation has not paid the institution and I will be de registered on the 30th of April. I’ve been to the municipality several times and the person who is responsible for the fund is never there and he doesn’t return my calls nor respond to my text messages. Please help

  7. i applied for a bursary then asked for acceptance letter i forwarded it to you but i got no result for my application , please give me a feed back please i need this bursary.


    HI iam a second year student at university of kwazulz natal i applied for your bursary and i haven’t got any feedback from your…i did not get my results for last year becouse idid not cover my fees so this year iwill be academically excluded at the university if i don;t pay for this year please help me iam really in need…thanks

  9. hi, my son applied early in the year for the bursary and was declined. i would to like to know reason for it. a quick response would be highly appreciated.

  10. I am currently a first year B.Com accounting student at University of the Free State
    I applied for the bursary through the John Taolo Gaetsewe region last year.

    I am a hard working students with no means to further my studies due to financial constraints and the socio economic conditions at home as i am a child of single parent with other three children to look after.

    At the moment i do not see my self continuing with my second semester as i have not received any feed back relating to my application.We have been told that our names have been recommended to the trust and we are still waiting to hear when will we be advised on the prospects of ever getting the financial assistance.

    I will be happy if i can be furnished with the response before the first semester break.

    Thanking you


  11. Hi I’m really in need of a bursary I want to finish my studies so that I can support my 4children pleasr

  12. Hi am a first year student at CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY and i applied for the bursary in january and submitted my application form at our municipality and we were never made awere of when to come and collect the confirmation letter some of us only heard abuot other people who went there to collect their confirmation letter ,i wanted to know wether am i still going to get that bursary as that when i went there to get the letter the people working there they told me that they cant work with one thing for a very long time even though my name was called i hope you will consider my concern with due respect

  13. Good day. I too applied in january but still have not recieved a feedback , please assist

  14. Hi guys i jst want to ask about the opening date of educational application form and where to collect a form.

  15. itumeleng modise

    hi guys i would like to know where i can i collect the motsepe foundation bursary forms for 2015.please help me

  16. Matlhodi Mahwiliri

    Afternoon, i wanted to know if you fund students who are doing criminal law, may you kindly responsd to my eamil address above.

  17. hello i have applied for the bursary in January and I haven’t received any feedback from the foundation

  18. please call me +27827839806 regarding a bursary



  20. since I applied for the bursary on February In didn’t received any feedback

  21. Sandile Mthethwa

    I wish to apply, please E-Mail me the application form

  22. im in need of a bursary,can u please help i matriculated in 2011 and still cant further my studies,i applied to several institutions but i was told i dont qualify for a bursary,please help me


    are there any bursaries for 2014,i would like to apply

  24. Samukelisiwe Khuzwayo

    HI I’m a drop out student due to financial needs, I did not go back to University this year and I will really like to know how can I apply for this bursary. I was doing my Bed (Senior &FET) at UNISA in Durban and I did not get my last results because I did not pay for them and therefore can not register. Since you want the last results of university and a proof of being a registered student, how does a person on my situation apply without the above documents? I will very much appreciate your response because I’m willing to register for the second semester which starts in July if possible

  25. Hi; i was a student at johannesburg city college studying industrial and organizational psychology. I didn’t graduate due to financial problem but I completed the course. I just needs help so that I can pay R4000 to pay my outstanding balance and so that I can be able to get my national diploma in I/O psychology.

  26. Bonisanani ngubane

    hi i applied in Patrice motsepe foundation on January after that i can’t got a feed back please contact me on 0726495671 and on face book sbangakuphy bo

  27. Hi; i just wants to know that if I can get a bursary to pursue my career in ” education & developement.please reply back by using my email ..

  28. Hi

    I am a young lady who wants to pursue a career in Biotech at TUT in 2015. I really need financial assistant since i wont be able to pay for my university needs. How do i get hold of your application forms?

  29. Hi; where do I find applications forms for the 2015 academic year

  30. Hi, I am a student at University of KwaZulu Natal doing PGCE.I am in need of financial assistance so as to complete my course.Can you please assist me?

  31. i applied for the bursary and i still haven’t received a response but then i got a call during june from someone from your foundation and they asked for my residing details. i still haven’t received feedback since that day. please help.

  32. hey i would like to know that where can i submit bursary form

  33. Good day,

    May you kindly assist me with a bursary to study for three years Bcom in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. I do not have both parents and I am the eldest amongst my siblings, life is very tough but I keep applying every year because without education I wont win this battle. We stay alone in a small house in the rural areas in Limpopo but I know one day you will help us. I know and understand that you do receive a lot of emails and I am not the only orphan with my siblings. I have sent all the death certificates of my grand parents and my mother, including my ID copy and matric certificate with an exemption.

    Please call me on 0729051592, I really am humbly asking for assistance please . I am not even ashamed to leave my personal cell number because I am only asking for assistance and I do not have pride, I know I have absolutely nothing.

    Thank you for your time

  34. Morning

    I am Building Student at Mangosuthu university of technology will be doing the final year next year but now am currently doing my inserve training for 6 month and I do not know how am I going to manage to pay for my studies next year as am going to school. So I will like to request for a bursary sponsorship if it is still available.

    For more info please contact me at 0731193830, I’ll be glad if my request will be successful.

  35. Sir / Madam

    I have applied for a financial assistance from you last year ( 2014 ). I just humbly want to know as to whether successful applicants for this year ( 2015 ) have been selected or not.

    Yours faithfully

  36. I have applied for Bcom Accounting at UFS but ill be at the south campus for one year and in 2016 ill be at the main campus. But i wont be able study because of financial aid. Please help me plus my mother is a domestic worker please reply before its too late. These are my mothers no. 0837418038 please

  37. hi i just recently matriculated and i did really good.i managed to obtain a bachelors degree with two distinctions.i would really be happy if i got funding from your foundation as my parents cannot afford to pay for my studies and i do not want to take a gap year.please help me

  38. Good Morning ,

    I completed my second year in Civil Engineering with WITS university I cannot access my results as my mother is now failing to pay an outstanding the amount of R63 361.94.Wits advised me of the supplementary of 2 subjects of which I have written. My father is not working only my mother is and she is also taking care of my cousin brother who is a renal patient on dialysis and my young brother.I am requesting for assistance to finish my degree that I have so much passion for and that I had targeted to finish in 4 years .Your assistance will be highly appreciated. I do appreciate what my parents have done so far but it is now beyond their control.

    Contact Details:Nobukhosi Courage Gumbo-073 688 8811 and 083 726 9770(Pamela Gumbo-Mother).
    Your assistance will be highly appreciated.

  39. Hi i’m Moloi Mathapelo,i’ve been accepted at North-west University to study BA LAW,i don’t have money to pay for my studies and on the 20 of January it’ my registration day.i really need help my mom she’s a domestic worker,she can not afford to pay for my studies.i have also applied for you bursary but i have not yet recieved any respond and please i really need your’s my contact details 073 242 8105.i’d really appreciate it if you can help me.i really don’t want to stay at home doing nothing ruining my future

  40. Good Day

    Can you kindly advise on how to get your busaries. My son just pass his matric and is also been accepted to do his Bcom accounting with Nelson mandela Metropilitan University. I am currently taking care of his brother and my niece whose father passed and with the money that i am earning i know i wont be able to take him futher.

    I will really appreciate if you can assist me on how to apply for the busary to assist with his 2015 fees and onwards

  41. I have applied for your bursary for 2015 and I want to know when are the successful candidates going to be selected because you are my last hope for my tuition number is 0836926048 or just email me on

  42. im so frastruated i dnt get a support for my study please help guyz with advises what im must do. im stadying at DUT my 1st year in public management.

  43. I am an Economics-student at NWU-mafikeng campus. I have applied for Motsepe Foundation Student fund and I have not received any feedback. I like to know when do students get feedback.

  44. kedibone john modiba

    i have applied for motsepe bursary & i have not being responded even know so i would really like to no what hapend u cn find me on this number 0727341084

  45. Hy im Thami Mnguni,i need a bursary for 2016,when is the opening date for application for the intake 2016

  46. Hello,I’m in need of a bursary.I’m currently studying at wits ,I’m doing a bcom degree and I’m following a CA stream.Can you please tell me of ways I can get hold of the application form?Your help will be highly appreciated

  47. Hi, does your bursary provide accommodation? I realy need this, please help.

  48. Hi, i would love to get the application forms. am a first year student at UKZN and am doing a Bachelor of Social Science in Geography and Environmental Management. please do email me the application forms for the year 2016.

  49. How do I send my application?

  50. pheneas mokhwebane

    hey guys i have be
    en accepted at can i apply for funding for 2017

  51. hi,i ned that bursarie nd i dont knw hw to aply

  52. Sr Happiness Khumalo

    Hi Motsepe team. We are an NGO and have a Cluster of Foster Care Homes within the organization. We have started an Educational Fund for the children finishing matric, but education is more expensive in nowadays, which makes it difficult. Would Motsepe Foundation help in this Educational Fund? Thank you in advance

  53. hello my name is AUDREY PULANE SEKGOECO and am applying for a leanership in the company’s that are offerings leanership i really need help so please if companies are interested am here they can get me in this 0781632095/0763754073 i will be happy if my help will be taken into consideration

    • hello to motsepe foundation leanership and the south African company’s that are offering leanership i am here my name is AUDREY PULANE SEKGOECO i really need help in 2017 about learnerships i will be happy if my help will be taken into consideration because am a hardworking girl

  54. There is a watsapp broadcast saying that the Motsepe bursaries are closing on 13 January 2017 ,whereas the Motsepe Foundation web page is saying that the bursary application closed.Please can you inform me on the correct date of the applications closing date.

  55. Afternoon I am Molatelo Mapholo..I was doing matric in 2016..I achieved 2 dinstinction in Maths and science and I need financial assistance.. I could not apply in time due to poor grade 11 I would be honoured by your response.


  57. Good day sir my name is Katleho Rakoma and i am registered with wits university for my first year in mining engineering.I applied for Motsepe Foundation, i haven’t got any feedback on my application.I hope to hear from u before we open at university as this funding is my last hope.I hope to receive a positive feedback.
    Thank you

  58. Morning sir/madam my name is Phakamani Manqele. I would apply for Motsepe foundation bursary. I’m royal and self confident thank you

  59. Hy I am a community extension student at Mangosuthu University Of Technology and I would like to know when is the bursary application open and I also want to know that the bursary can help me while I am doing national diploma

  60. I’m grateful with support I get from motsepe foundation Bursary it’s very good thank you very much I will deliver the best to you.

  61. I am SIYANDA SIPHESIHLE MASONDO from DUT. I am the one of your 2016 applicants I haven’t receive any response from you and I am really indeed of financial assistance. I am living with the grandmother who is unemployed, she borrowed money from her relatives and neighbours for me to register and study the first year. And I am did very well at school even at DUT I am doing very well so I please ask you to respond positively because this is my last hope bursary

  62. hey. for some reason I was too focused on my exams I was too late to apply for any funding. my mother is
    a single parent with five children. I am a first year student at the university of Pretoria I am doing Bcom
    economic and management sciences. I really need funding.

  63. I also want to apply for this bursary for it going to be available next year? I really need financial help for my studies.

  64. The emails i have sent to are currently full of inboxes to accept anymore

  65. Good day sit
    I MLONDOLOZI HULUSHE I am currently doing my second year in BACHELOR OF ADMINISTRATION (Public Admin) at University of fort hare in Alice campus i would like to know that should i applied for this funding and i reaally need this funding because im still struggled NSFAS still not paid my outstanding debt for 2016

  66. I have applied for bursary on 28 august 2027 for 2028 for occupational therapy , I have already received an acceptance letter from Uct.

    How would I know that my application is successful and the applications will be opened

  67. Hi would please assist me with a bursary

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