ISFAP Bursary 2025 – Undergraduate Application Form Portal

ISFAP Bursary 2025 – The application form for the 2025 Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) Bursary is out. ISFAP will provide funding opportunities to first year undergraduate students in 2025. The application form is now available on the official ISFAP Bursary application portal – Interested applicants should read this article carefully to understand the step-by-step guide on how to apply. Please note that ISFAP Bursary is very competitive and based on merit. The bursary management has stated clearly that your application does not guarantee that you will be selected for funding.

About ISFAP Bursary

ISFAP Bursary was established to assist poor and middle income university students in selected fields of study to afford the university fees by means of providing financial aid provided the candidate meets certain prescribed requirements.

ISFAP is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) in South Africa that raises funds from various sources and donors, including non-profit organisations; government institutions; development finance institutions; foundations and private sector; local and international donors and private individuals. The funds are used to help students from South Africa’s poor and middle-class, to pursue their undergraduate tertiary studies.

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2025 ISFAP bursary opening date

Applications for the academic year 2025 opens May 31st 2024.

Eligibility – ISFAP bursary 2024 requirements

To qualify for ISFAP bursary, you must satisfy the following minimum entry requirements (of course you know that failure to satisfy all the requirements below will make your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must have been accepted to study at one of the above public tertiary institutions, towards one of the qualifications listed above, in 2024
  • You must be starting your first year of undergraduate studies in the 2024 academic year
  • You must have a family household income NOT more than R600 000 per annum
  • You must be in financial need and require funding for your studies

Documents Required for ISFAP Bursary 2025

You have to submit clear copies of the following supporting documents along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is a must – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results and Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric final results/ certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • ISFAP Funding Application Consent Form (.pdf) – completed by the applicant and household contributors (certified copy)
  • Proof of household proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of any grants or pension if applicable) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copy)

ISFAP bursary 2024 application Form – How to Apply

Follow the steps below to complete your ISFAP bursary online application 2025 below;

Step 1: Visit the official isfap bursary 2024 online application form here >>

Step 2: Click on the “register” button to register on the portal (Enter “” in the field asking how you heard about the ISFAP bursary)

Step 3: Login with your username and password to complete the application.

Step 4: Upload all required documents (check the list of documents required above).

Closing date for ISFAP bursary 2025

The ISFAP bursary closing date 2025 has not been announced yet my the bursary management. However, we will bring you this information once its made public.

ISFAP Portal Login Gude

Follow the ISFAP bursary 2024 login guide below;

Step 1: Visit the official ISFAP portal here >>

Step 2: Enter your username and password

Step 3: Click on the “login” button.

ISFAP bursary 2025 status check

After applying for the bursary, its very important to track your application and check your status regularly to know if you have been selected or not. To do so, follow the steps below;

Step 1: Visit the official ISFAP portal here >>

Step 2: Enter your username and password

Step 3: Click on the “login” button.

Step 4: Once you login, you will see the status of your application well as the steps remaining to complete your application.

You will also receive email from ISFAP to confirm if your application is complete or incomplete so that you can fix the issues and resubmit.

ISFAP contact phone number and email

For enquiries related to this bursary programme, please contact ISFAP directly:
Tel: 010 880 0400