Graduate Institute of South Africa offers quite a few funding options to students who are not only financially needy but also academically deserving. Here are options to choose from:

Option 1

ABSA Student Loan

To qualify you will need a sponsor who earns R3500.00 and above net salary.

What you need to apply


  • A valid South African ID document or Smart Card
  • Proof of residential address such as a municipal or rate bill
  • Your last three months’ payslip
  • Latest 3 months’ bank statements


  • Proof of study in the form of a letter of acceptance or proof of registration from a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) and South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) approved institution.
  • Proof of course cost for the year of study (invoice/statements) for
  • Tuition
  • Accommodation for full-time students not living with parents and relatives
  • Textbooks
  • Study-related technological devices
  • For second-year students and subsequent years of study, proof of the previous years’ academic results to ensure student is permitted to continue studies


Option 2


The GISA also offers 30% bursaries to students that register during a certain period usually communicated to you on first contact with our sales agents.

The 30% Partial bursary means a deduction of up to 30% of the total cost of your tuition fees per year.

Application forms to be requested on campus during the registration period.

Option 3


We do offer a 100% full bursary towards your studies to our new registries i.e straight from matric candidates on a yearly basis.

This special bursary is given only to one student who stands out in his/her motivational letter on why he/she thinks is the one person who deserves to be given this offer.

Required documents for the application:

  • ID Copy
  • Matric Statement/Certificate
  • Motivational Letter outlining all the reasons why you think you deserve this bursary

Applications are sent to

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