The African Scholars' Fund (ASF) is a South African non-profit organization that was founded in 1961. The organization aims to support financially disadvantaged African students by providing bursaries to help them access higher education. ASF believes that education is essential for economic development and breaking the cycle of poverty in Africa.
The organization has a long history of helping students achieve their academic goals, with over 25,000 bursaries awarded since its inception. ASF is committed to providing not just financial assistance but also mentorship and guidance to students to help them navigate their academic journey successfully. The organization works closely with universities and other partners to identify students who show academic potential and a strong desire to succeed. ASF's efforts have helped many students overcome financial barriers and pursue their dreams of higher education
The ASF (African Scholars' Fund) is a non-profit organization that provides bursaries to financially disadvantaged African students who show academic potential and have a strong desire to succeed. The organization believes that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting economic growth in Africa. As such, the ASF bursary program aims to help deserving students access higher education and achieve their dreams.
Through the ASF bursary program, selected students receive financial support for tuition fees, textbooks, and other academic expenses. Additionally, the ASF provides mentorship and career guidance to help students successfully navigate their academic journey and prepare for future employment opportunities. By investing in the education of talented and motivated students, the ASF hopes to create a brighter future for Africa and promote social and economic development in the region.
Requirements and eligibility
Your average mark (all subjects) is 50% or above.
The school fees are R4500 or less per year.
The total monthly household income does not exceed R7500.
You live & attend school in the Free State, Western, Eastern or Northern Cape.
You are/will be 21yrs or younger in your matric year
The bursary will be awarded for studies at these selected high schools within the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape provinces:
Eastern Cape schools:
Cowan High School (Port Elizabeth)
Ekuphumleni Secondary School (Whittlesea)
Emdeni Junior Secondary School (Alice)
Enkwenkwezini High School (Alice)
Funda Secondary School (Whittlesea)
Greenpoint Secondary School (East London)
J A Calata High School (Cradock)
Johnson Nqonqoza Sec School (Somerset East)
Kuyasa Combined School (Port Alfred)
Mtirara Secondary School (Lady Frere)
Mzomhle High School (East London)
Ngwenyathi Sec School (East London)
Nqweba High School (Graaff-Reinet)
Phaphani High School (Uitenhage)
Richard Varha Secondary School (King Williamstown)