NWU Postgraduate Bursary Scheme | Studies | NWU | North-West University

How do I apply?


Please make sure that you log in with the FireFox browser. Complete the online application form and submit with the required documents to your campus of registration:
  • The academic record attached should be the FINAL RECORD of the preceding degree with a PASS result. 
  • Apply irrespective if you have been approved by the faculty. If declined by the faculty, the bursary will be cancelled.
2020 application forms available from 1 October 2019

Information Pamphlet

Carefully read the Instant Info for Honours students and Master's and Doctoral students. Make sure you understand the conditions for qualification before you apply.

A   NWU Postgraduate Bursary

Compulsory:     All students from the second year of the degree must attach the
      prescribed Progress Report to the application.

B    NWU Postgraduate Academic Merit Bursary

 APPLICATION FORM:     Academic Merit** (Currently reviewed: Will be published soon)
**Students from other Universities: These students must apply annually on the prescribed application form. This bursary is automatically calculated for North-West University students only.
The NWU Postgraduate Bursary and Academic Merit Bursary are two separate bursaries.

Closing Dates

Honours Bursary:                           31 January 2019 (Closed)
Master's and Doctoral Bursaries:   31 March 2019 (Closed)
Academic Merit Bursaries:             30 April 2019 (Closed)

Bursary Enquiries

Direct e-mail enquiries to your campus of registration:
Mafikeng Campus:               MC-PostGradBurs@nwu.ac.za
Potchefstroom Campus:      PUK-PostGradBurs@nwu.ac.za 
Vaal Triangle Campus:         VC-PostGradBurs@nwu.ac.za

Relevant Postgraduate Information

Information for International students