Important information on the Funza Lushaka bursary


Applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary for 2023 will open on 17/10/2022

New applications close on 16/01/2023

Re-applications for Existing/Returning Bursars close on 30/11/2022

To access, register and apply for the Funza Lushaka Bursary the following 9 easy steps should be followed.

NOTE: All first time applicants must be 30 years or younger to apply for Funza Lushaka Bursary.

  1. Open the e-Gov portal at
  2. Register by providing personal information
  3. Login to the system using user name and password created when registering
  4. On the e-Services Menu select Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme
  5. Enter the OTP received on the preferred channel
  6. Accept the Terms and Condidtions
  7. On the dashboard menu click on the 2023 application button
  8. Follow the steps to complete the required field with your information
  9. Accept the declaration to confirm the information captured


Procedure for application

Students must apply online for the applications to be captured directly on the Department of Education database.

The online applications can also be sent to


Prospective Gr 12 students attach the following documents

  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copy of matric certificate
  • Printout of electronic online application


Students of the University attach the following documents

  • Certified copy of your ID
  • Certified copy of your academic record
  • Proof of 2021 registration


Closing dates

New applications: 17 October 2022 to 16 January 2023

Renewal applications: 17 October 2022 to 30 November 2022