If you have not yet completed an application to the university, you can do so online by visiting https://uwcfinaid.uwc.ac.za
This essentially communicates that from 2018 all first-time entry (FTEN) students who register for their first undergraduate qualification for the first time at a public university with a gross household income not exceeding R350 000 qualify for the DHET Bursary Scheme.
Applications can be made on the NSFAS website.
- Certified copy of ID for all members of the family living in the house; and/or
- Payslips of both parents or guardians; and/or
- If pensioner, must provide proof of pension income (SASSA letter); and/or
- Bank Statements of income earners in the household; and/or
- If own business, must provide last audited statements, and when the new audit is out for the current year, can be submitted for additional proof; and/or
- Letter from bookkeeper or Accountant; and/or
- Tax Assessment; and/or
- If unemployed, an affidavit confirming this signed by the parent(s)/ guardian(s); and/or
- If family receive survival income from family, friends, community etc, please provide proof and an affidavit confirming this and amount(s)
IMPORTANT: All income must be declared!
This is available for all Prospective Students who achieved a level 6 average or higher average (excluding LO) in their Gr 12 final year results. The final approval for the continuation of the Merit Bursaries is made in May annually, thus the awards are not guaranteed.
Do not need to apply for this bursary. All senior students can do the UWC Financial Assistance application on an annual basis.
The details of these bursaries can be viewed under Bursaries, Scholarships, and Funding Opportunities.
The list and details of these can be found under Bursaries, Scholarships, and Funding Opportunities.
- To fund registration and tuition
- To fund accommodation cost
- To top-up bursaries
- Can also be a fixed amount to cover allowances