A Guide On How To Apply Funza Lushaka Bursary


It is that time of the year and students pursuing teaching as a profession in universities and colleges are waiting to apply for Funza Lushaka bursary. Every year thousands of student apply for the teaching bursary to aid them in pursuing their passion in a noble profession like teaching.

Who Qualifies For Funza Lushaka Programme?

There are some requirements you need to meet before can apply for the teaching bursary and they are as follows;

  • A 12 grader who is academically gifted can apply.
  • A graduate who is not above 30 and wants to complete a teaching qualification or enroll for PGCE.
  • You can also apply if you’re below 30 years and want to venture into the teaching profession.
  • People under 30 years who are not working are also eligible for this teaching programme.

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How To Apply For Funza Lushaka?

Step 1: Visit eservices.gov.za.

Step 2: Tap on Register to register if it’s your first time by providing your personal information.

Step 3: Then log in right after registering.

Step 4: Choose Funza Lushaka bursary on the website.

Step 5: Then enter the One Time Password(OTP) received.

Step 6: Accept the terms and conditions.

Step 7: The click the 2023 application button.

Step 8: Follow the steps and and complete it.

Step 9: Accept the declaration to confirm the information captured.

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Do I Pay Back Funza Lushaka?

No, you don’t necessarily have to pay back the money you were given during your schooling days but it is mandatory for recipients of bursaries are to accept and teach at the government schools they have been posted to in order make up for the number of years they received the bursary.