Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary applications are still open for 2024. Students who need funding can submit their applications online.
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary Programme is a bursary scheme that provides financial assistance to students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds and who demonstrate strong academic results. The bursary programme was established in 2000 by President Cyril Ramaphosa, who wanted to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their educational goals.
The bursary programme is open to students who are pursuing undergraduate studies in the following fields:
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CRET BURSARY
The students who qualify for the CRET bursary meet the following requirements:
Does CRET fund private colleges?
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary does not fund private colleges. The bursary programme is only available to students who are studying at public institutions in South Africa such as TVET collages, Universities and Universities of Technology.
CRET BURSARY COVERS THE FOLLOWING:
What is the CRET Bursary allowance?
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary allowance per month differs depending on the student's needs and the cost of living in the area where they are studying. However, the bursary allowance is enough to cover the student's basic living expenses.
According to the CRET website, the bursary allowance for the 2024 academic year is as follows:
CRET BURSARY REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Benefits of the CRET Bursary Programme
There are many benefits to receiving a CRET Bursary, including:
How to apply for the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Bursary
Applications must be submitted online at https://funding.xhuma.io/auth/login Applications not submitted online will not be considered. Follow this step by step guide on how to apply for CRET Bursary online:
Step 1: Register using your name, phone number and email address
Step 2: Enter the verification code sent to your email address
Step 3: Click on the "bursaries. Take action" tab
Step 4: Then click on the "Start a tertiary funding application. Apply Now" tab
Step 5: Fill in your personal details
Step 6: Upload documents
Step 7: Submit your application
The closing date for the CRET Bursary is on the 10th of December 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information on the CRET bursary visit: https://www.cyrilramaphosafoundation.org/project/cret/.
In conclusion, the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Bursary is a valuable opportunity for deserving students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. The bursary programme provides students with financial assistance, mentorship, career guidance, and psychosocial support.