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Financial Assistance

Sibling rebate bursary

Undergraduate Full-time Students with South African Citizenship or Permanent Residence

An undergraduate full-time student;

  • who is a South African citizen or has South African permanent residence;
  • who has siblings at UCT also studying towards a full-time undergraduate degree;
  • whose total family income is below R750,000;
  • where the student or siblings are not in receipt of financial assistance, sponsorship or the UCT Staff Tuition rate;

will, on successful application to the Manager, Student Financial Aid Office, receive a bursary equivalent to 20% of their tuition fees.

 

This concession does not apply to the tuition fees of the first child and funding received will be limited to the costs of all courses registered for at the start of the academic year. Funding will be adjusted should a sibling cancel a course/s or receive alternate funding.

 

Families with more than 2 siblings in full-time undergraduate study at UCT and whose income exceeds the stated cut-off may apply for special consideration.

This funding is not automatically renewed and must be re-applied for every year.

Application Closing Date is 1 May in the year of study. No late applications will be accepted.