2019 Bursary Application Season now closed

Contact Us: 011-482-1501     Email: info@studytrust.org.za

2019 Bursary Application Season now closed


Please donate!

Our current projects:

StudyTrust Bursaries
Readers Unite Bursaries
Promaths Bursary Fund 

Bursary applicants:

Please note that due to the postal services strike, there is a backlog of post that has not been delivered. Please do not post your applications.

Scan and email your application with supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can also courier the form to us to our physical address: 10B Clamart Road, Richmond, Johannesburg, 2092

 Please note that due to the postal backlog we will except applications until 30 September 2018.


Experienced ♦ Compliant ♦ Inspired

StudyTrust is annually entrusted with millions of rands for bursaries, learnerships and internships by a number of South Africa’s blue chip companies and the United Nations.

We are experts in the entire cycle:


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Our Vision 
A South Africa where potential finds opportunity.

Our Mission
StudyTrust joins forces with selected young people who are determined to become winners and assists them to empower themselves through further education and training in the struggle against poverty, ignorance and exploitation.

Since 1974
A proud history empowering South Africa's youth

Years of experience

Educational Trust

Bursaries and scolarships

Tax exempt

R500 million+
To deserving students

NGO partner

Level 1
QSE B-BBEE contributor

Implementing partner


StudyTrust provides specialised bursary management and student support services to a number of blue chip South African companies.

Trusts and Foundations

StudyTrust provides bursary management services to the Davies Foundation and The Edgar Droste Trust. We also partner with Socionext Africa in the field of entrepreneurship development, and with Sumbandila Scholarships and the One on One Foundation for high school Maths and Science outreach programmes.

Private Donors

Thanks to the visionary efforts of the founders, a diverse community of private donors have been united around one common vision – giving an opportunity to the individual young person with potential but without the financial means to study further.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Aurora Wind Power


Anglo Vaal Industries





First National Bank

Investec Private Bank

Solar Capital De Aar

Hitachi Data Systems

JVR Consulting


Hewlett Packard Industries

Old Mutual Investment Group


Our Team

Let our qualified professionals help you get your bursary scheme going.

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Ready to invest in our youth? Call us:
+27 11-482-1501 
+27 11-403-1632

Experienced - Compliant - Inspired
Skills Development Fund Managers

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Office hours:
Weekdays 08:00 to 16:30
Visits by appointment only.
Contact details:
011 482-1501 (t)
086 567-5604 (f)
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QSE B-BBEE Status:
Level One Contributor
NPO Sustainability Rating:
Level One ( >91% )

Postal address:
Private Bag X16
Braamfontein, 2017

Physical address:
10B Clamart Road
Johannesburg, 2092


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