Sibona iLanga Trust Bursary Open for 2025 Applications

By Mihlali · Jul 6, 2024
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Are you a dedicated South African student with big dreams of attending a tertiary institution but facing financial limitations? Then the Sibona Ilanga Trust Bursary Program might be the perfect opportunity for you! Their bursary programme 2025 applications are currently open until 31 October 2024. 


Sibona iLanga Trust Bursary - 2025

About the Sibona iLanga Trust Bursary programme:

The Sibona Ilanga Trust Bursary Programme is designed to support deserving individuals residing within a 50km radius of the De Aar Solar Power Plant in achieving their academic goals. They believe in fostering education and development within their communities, and this bursary programme is their way of investing in the future of residents regardless of the qualification they are pursuing. 



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

  • Technical (NQF level 6)
  • Skills Training (NQF Level 6) – plumbing, bricklaying etc. 
  • Training Programmes (NQF Level 6) 
  • National Diploma/Degree programmes.



To qualify for the Sibona iLanga Trust bursary programme, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen.
  • You must be in matric OR have completed matric.  
  • You must demonstrate financial need. 
  • You must not be older than 35 years of age.
  • You must reside within 50km of the De Aar Solar Plant.
  • You must be accepted to study OR studying at any recognised public or private south African tertiary education or training institution, including TVETs.



  • Accommodation
  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Living expenses
  • Study materials. 



  • Certified copy of applicant's ID
  • Proof of household income. 
  • Proof of acceptance OR registration at a tertiary education or training institution.
  • Proof of residence.


How to apply for the Sibona iLanga Trust Bursary for 2025

To apply for the Sibona iLanga Bursary trust programme for the 2025 academic year you need to visit the Study Trust bursary application platform HERE and click on the "Apply Here" tab. If you do not have a Study Trust profile yet, you will be required to create one. Once you are done, login and begin your online application to be considered for funding. 

NB: Before you begin your application make sure you have all your documents ready. 



The closing date for the Sibona Ilanga Trust Bursary Programme applications for 2025 is the 31st of October 2024. Remember that late and incomplete applications will not be considered. Should you require any additional information, please send an email to: [email protected] 


The closing date for the Sibona Ilanga Trust is fast approaching, ensure that you apply as soon as possible to be considered for funding for your studies. if you know someone who would be perfect for this opportunity don’t hesitate to share this article with them.

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