For Coloured Girls Bursary

By Mihlali G · Jan 30, 2024
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For Coloured Girls Bursary is now accepting applications for the 2024 academic year. The For Coloured Girls Bursary has made a significant impact on the lives of many young women. Apply for this amazing opportunity to receive financial support, mentorship, and guidance to help you excel in your studies and reach your full potential.


For Coloured Girls Bursary  - 2024

About the For Coloured Girls Bursary

The For Coloured Girls Bursary was founded with the intention of supporting and assisting girls in grade 8 to 12 by providing learning & development programs and psychological services. Financial aid is provided to young and determined coloured girls who want to further their studies. Girls from the disadvantaged communities are prioritised.  



The bursary programme is open to students who are pursuing or want to pursue undergraduate qualification in the following fields:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Language

The bursary programme is open to grade 8 -12 high school learners



To qualify for the For Coloured Girls Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be a coloured female
  • Must be entering Grade 8 to 12 OR entering 1st or 2nd year of studies at a higher education institution
  • Must be from a “coloured”  and disadvantaged community
  • Must have a passion for learning and willingness to further your studies
  • Preference given to students who have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% or level 6 achievement level
  • Preference given to students pursuing studies towards language and STEM fields
  • Preference given to students who are interested in scarce skills



  • Certified copy of latest results
  • A motivational essay explaining your enthusiasm to enrol in the program, covering the following three points: the benefits you want to get from the program, how you will use the knowledge and skills you acquire to advance your career, and how the course structure is relevant to or interesting to you.


How to apply for the For Coloured Girls Bursary - 2024

Qualifying students can apply online for the coloured girls bursary online for the 2024 academic year. 

  • Visit the For Coloured Girls website HERE
  • Fill in your personal details (The application has FOUR parts ensure that all parts are filled)
  • Upload your supporting documents



The closing date for the For Coloured Girls Bursary is on the 31st of January 2024. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information visit the For Coloured Girls website HERE. Should you not hear from For Coloured Girls Foundation, please consider your application as unsuccessful.



For any queries contact For Coloured Girls Foundation:

EMAIL:  [email protected]

TEL: 064 020 8709


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