Canon Collins Thekgo Bursaries 2016 for Undergraduate/PostGraduate Study in South Africa

Application Deadline: December 20th 2015

Canon Collins invites applications for Thekgo Bursaries. These bursaries are for registration fees for courses at postgraduate and undergraduate level in the following disciplines:

  • Languages and Literature
  • Media Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Education
  • Arts (Digital Arts, Drama/Performance Studies, Visual Arts/Fine Arts, History of Art, Film and Television Studies, Music)

In 2016 these bursaries will only be awarded to students studying at public universities in Gauteng; the University of Johannesburg, University of the Witwatersrand, UNISA, Vaal University of Technology, University of Pretoria and Tshwane University of technology.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be considered for a scholarship under this programme you must:

  • be a national of, or have refugee status in any African country.
  • be accepted to study at a university in Gauteng, South Africa in 2016, for a full-time programme. Applicants must be in their first year.
  • be able to demonstrate academic merit
  • be studying a course within one of the areas listed above
  • be able to demonstrate financial need


  • In 2016 the Thekgo group will select up to 4 applicants for awards of up to R7500 per student, towards their first year’s registration fees.

How to apply

In addition to the application form you must send us the following supporting documentation:

  • Copy of your ID/passport
  • University admission letter
  • Proof of financial need (e.g. payslips, three month bank statement and/or statement of oath made in front of a law official outlining your financial situation)
  • Proof of having applied for the university’s bursary schemes (e.g. NSFAS)
  • Certificates (Senior Certificate, degree or other certificates as applicable)
  • Academic transcripts
  • CV

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Canon Collins Thekgo Bursaries 2016 for Undergraduate/Postgraduate Study in South Africa.


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