The Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme/Department Basic Education Bursary

teacher learnershipProgram Description

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme is a bursary program that  encourages teaching in public schools. Successful candidates will be needed to teach a school or provincial education department for the similar number of years.

Three Types Programmes

Undergraduate Studies (a)

4-year Bachelor of Education degree (B Ed), specialising in Foundation Phase (Grade R – 3), Intermediate Phase (Grade 4 – 6), Senior Phase (Grade 7 – 9) and FET Phase (Grade 10-12).

Undergraduate Studies (b)

3/4 -year Bachelors degree e.g. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Technology in fields suitable for admission to the one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Application for funding for a Bachelors degree implies that the applicant commits to enrol for the PGCE upon completion of the undergraduate degree.

Graduate Studies

One-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for graduates whose degrees include majors in priority areas.

Learn more the details of bursary programme, requirements & How to Apply at the The website of Department Basic Education South Africa, here is

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    hai i have matric and i am interested to apply for the bursary,so what can i do to get help to apply for the bursary pls call @ 0799148170

  2. Hi,my name is Nokulunga Makhoba,I have a national diploma in marketing and I would like study teaching but I have financial problems,I just want to know how do I apply,my number is 0788691674. I can also be reached via email which I mentioned above.

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