NYDA 1st Year Bursary 2013

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is offering bursaries to needy students for their tertiary studies in the 2013 Academic Year. The NYDA bursary covers only tuition fees.


  • Only South African citizens are eligible to apply for an NYDA bursary
  • Only students who will be doing their first year of study in 2013 are eligible to apply


Please ensure that you have attached the following supporting documents:

  • Proof of tertiary admission
  • Certified copy of national senior certificate or latest statement of results,
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copy of parent’s /guardian’s payslip, ID and bank statement

How To Apply

Download the Application Form


21 Responses

  1. Wendy Buthelezi says:

    Can I apply if I have metric, only?

  2. Tebogo says:

    When is the closing date for the bursary?

  3. Bradley says:

    @ Wendy Yes you cn apply as long as you haven’t been to university and you got acceptabce letter from university to study next year 2013.

  4. Nhlanhla says:

    Where can you submitt the application forms when you done filling them?

  5. afikile says:

    When is the closing date of the bursary?

  6. Percy says:

    Can i apply even if am in grade 9?

  7. kgalalelo says:

    May you please notify me with new posts and bursary oppotunity.


    where would i find nyda offices here around richards bay?

  9. Thapelo says:

    can i apply even if i have an ABET Senior certificate?

  10. Tsholofelo says:

    I had applyd at Tut last year n never accept me even now course i have been doing re-resgistration but stil i am waiting for there call or shuld i take it as they rejected mi?now i did apply at UNISA and i haven’t got nothing so I’m waiting for accepting lettr .so i’m asking if they culd help mi. Matriculated last year and i got ABD but i’m at home doing nothing. Pls hlp

  11. david says:

    can i apply while i dont have exemption

  12. Sello says:

    i just got an acceptance email from Unisa, now waiting for the letter what i want to know is that can i still apply as the date is now about to come close. Nyda will verify with unisa?

  13. hlengiwe says:

    Hi, I’ve applyed at ukzn they said I have to come for interview and they will send me more information. I want to know the closing date of the bursary and the office of nyda around durban. I realy want this bursary.

  14. clerance says:

    can i apply while am at the un iversity this year doing my first year

  15. Zoliswa Tyhulu says:

    When is the closing date?

  16. sifiso says:

    i have my university accptance letter my only challenge is that i dnt have my id book because i took it back to home affairs,can i still apply because i have prove of me being RSA CITIZEN, my registration is next month i really need money about R6000. Thank u

  17. I’m raymond malefo from illovo johannesburg,so i looking for the learnership that i can qualify coz i do geography,agriculture,maths literacy,sepedi,english,afrikaans,L.O. Plz help

  18. Terrance Ramahlo says:

    I would kindly like to know what exactly does the busary cover and when actually is the closing date for the bursary.

  19. what are the minimum requirements,closing date for applications and how can i get hold of NYDP to post back the forms

  20. Natalie says:

    unfortunately the NYDA does not tell us when the closing date is for submission of application forms, so does anybody know if there is a losing date? also i know that most bursaries expect students to study fulltime so i wanted to know if we an apply if we intend studying through unisa?

  21. Mpho says:

    Guys i ve applyd @ north west university i got accepted i have an acceptence letter i need the bursary to sponsor me so where can i get nyda offices i live in katlehong n when is the closing date i need to apply