SAIRR Bursary South Africa Application 2023-2024

By | December 30, 2021

SAIRR Bursary South Africa Application 2023-2024

SAIRR Bursary South Africa Application 2023-2024

SAIRR Bursary South Africa Application

About SAIRR Bursary South Africa

  • Since 1935, the IRR has funded the education of thousands of South Africans of all races, including important personalities like as Nelson Mandela, Marina Xaba-Mokoena, Philip Kgosana, and Nonceba Lubanga.
  • Over 3700 medical, business, management, scientific, education, and engineering graduates have graduated since 1980. Our bursaries have long been a significant contributor to economic empowerment in South Africa – long before the concept gained traction.
  • Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president, received an IRR bursary of £120 in 1940, making him one of the most notable recipients of the prize.


The bursary application process begins on July 2 and ends on August 31. Please note that only application forms from the South African Institute of Race Relations’ Bursary Department will be evaluated. Any application forms downloaded from other websites will be disregarded.

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Matric candidates must have Mathematics as a top subject.
  • Matric candidates must have Science as a top subject.
  • Post Matric must provide Matric Certification with high results.
  • Must be a South African citizen.

READ ALSO: Liberty Actuarial Bursary

Required Documents

  • Candidates must possess a valid ID document.
  • The applicant must be a South African citizen.
  • Proof of financial need must be submitted.
  • ID copies of parents or guardians must be submitted.
  • Candidates must hold a valid Grade 12 certification.

How to apply

  • Online applications are required and may be found at
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted, and they will be required to submit additional paperwork. Late submission of documentation is not an option. (submission of these documents is required; if any are missing, your application will be rejected).

Contact details

Telephone: 011 482 7221

Our postal address:
PO Box 291722

Our physical address:
South African Institute of Race Relations
222 Smit Street, (Virtual office)
21st Floor
South Africa

Related Links

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *