Education and Teaching Bursaries South Africa 2019 2020

Education and Teaching Bursaries South Africa 2019 2020

Teachers are the “building bricks” of the job force, for without teachers, students would not be able to gain the knowledge and experience they need to enter tertiary institutions and thereafter, the job field.
They say it takes a special type of person to be a teacher, and the best teachers are those that are truly passionate about helping the youth to mould their futures. If your calling is to help shape the minds of learners, to give them the best chance of a successful career, then these education bursary programmes will be perfect for you.


The average annual salary for a primary school teacher is around R167 000 (ranging between R105 000 and R240 00), while the average annual salary for a high school teacher is around R190 000 (ranging between R135 000 and R290 00).

Access Trust Bursary

ADvTECH Bursary

Arup Education Trust Bursary

ASSET (Association for Educational Transformation) Bursary South Africa

Barloworld Education Trust Bursary

Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) Bursary

Epilepsy South Africa Educational Trust Bursary

IDB Education Trust Bursary Loan

JB Marks Education Trust Fund Bursary


Mick Leary Educational Trust Bursary

Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary

NEET (National Economic Education Trust) Bursary

NUMSA Bursary

SA Maths and Science Teacher Intern Programme Bursary

SACEE Norah Taylor Bursary

SANDF Education Trust Bursary

Schauenburg Education Trust Bursary

Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme

Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) Bursary