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