Nedbank Bursaries 2025

Nedbank Bursaries 2025

Nedback invites students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2025.

Bursary application closing date: 31 July 2024

The Nedbank Bursary offers a fantastic opportunity for academically strong South African citizens facing financial constraints to pursue undergraduate or Honours degrees in fields crucial for the country’s development, particularly in STEM and Green Economy sectors. Here’s a breakdown of the eligibility criteria, application process, and required documentation:


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Currently in Matric or have completed Matric.
  • Intending to study towards a first undergraduate or Honours qualification in 2025.
  • Studying or accepted to study full-time at a recognized and accredited public University or University of Technology in South Africa.
  • Strong academic record, including passing Mathematics in Matric (not Mathematics Literacy).
  • Minimum overall average of 65% for the 2024 academic year and for all subjects aligned with the chosen University qualification.
  • Demonstrated financial need, to be determined by household income.

How to Apply:

  • Submit applications online at the Nedbank Bursary Application 2025, mentioning as your “” referral source.
  • Provide clear copies of necessary documentation, including ID document, academic records, and a completed Nedbank Financial Checks Affidavit.


Selection Process:

  • Applications will be screened and shortlisted based on eligibility criteria.
  • Shortlisted candidates will undergo virtual interviews, psychometric testing, and other assessments.
  • The Nedbank Educational Trust will assess applications and results.
  • Bursaries will be awarded at the Trust’s discretion, and all candidates will be informed of the outcome.

Additional Documentation for Shortlisted Candidates:

  • Written consent from parents, guardians, and household income earners for verification of personal information.
  • Completed income and expenditure statement from parents, guardians, and household income earners.
  • Certified ID documents, proof of income, and recent bank statements of parents, guardians, and household income earners.

Ensuring that all required documents are provided and meeting the specified criteria will enhance the chances of a successful application.