Scholarship/Bursary Info

Unfortunately, no! Funding is only available for formal qualifications, such as Higher certificates and diplomas.

Application is strictly online and must be submitted online from our website at, simply click on the “APPLY” button. Alternatively, you can download our App on playstore and apply using the App.

There are no paper applications at the moment all application must be submitted online. Alternatively, you can download our App on playstore and submit your application using the App.

Application documents must be uploaded during the online application as we do not accept paper application for the Scholarship/Bursary.

Notice of receipt will be communicated via sms or via App notifications.

Successful students can find information about the status of their application at the point of registration at the College or via App notifications.

 The Scholarship is directly administered and offered to qualifying students by the College whereas; the Bursary is a corporate Investment Initiative between the College and responsible private business organizations who commit to support young and financially disadvantaged South African students.

Yes, it is on a yearly basis but on the condition of good academic performance and subject to the availability of funds.

 No, it is not transferable and can only be used for one academic year at the College yet renewable.

If you have obtained South African citizenship, you will qualify for the Scholarship/Bursary and also if you are from any of the SADC country.

Applications for January admission closes by 10th January while applications for second semester July admission closes by 31st July. The closing date could be extended depending on the volume of applications and or other factors.

Please visit our website at, our Facebook page at “HillCross Business College” or via the College App

 Usually no late applications are accepted but depending on individual circumstances we may be compelled to accept late applications.

The value of the Scholarship/Bursary is worth the total of all academic expenses of the beneficiary for that particular year.

The cost of tuition fees, books, exam fees and any other cost directly related to studying.

The College also offers TUITION DISCOUNT to some registered students depending on their financial condition during their study at the College.

Not all the courses are available for Scholarship/Bursary funding, but majority of the courses are. Please visit our website for detailed information on courses that qualifies or that do not qualify for Scholarship/Bursary funding. 

You must be between 18 – 30 years to qualify for the Scholarship/Bursary.

The Scholarship/Bursary can only be used to study at HillCross Business College.

Deferment can only be allowed for a semester and not for a year. If you intend to defer for up to a year unfortunately you will have to forfeit the Scholarship/Bursary and you will be expected to re-apply again.

  • Pass in Matric result (Higher certificate pass, Diploma pass or a Bachelor’s pass is considered)
  • Family financial situation and
  • Other compelling social and economic reasons.
  • Must be a South African or a citizen of any of the SADC countries

Application for the Scholarship/Bursary is free. 

 The FULL Scholarship covers ALL academic expenses related to the academic year of study while PARTIAL Scholarship covers only 50% of academic expenses related to the academic year of study.

It is the responsibility of the Scholarship/Bursary committee to decide within the qualifying/selection criteria applicant(s) who becomes the beneficiaries of the Scholarship/Bursary funding.

It’s advisable to apply as early as possible due to limited spaces and also because the principles of first come first serve also applies.

Not necessary because an application submitted for the Scholarship/Bursary will also be treated as an application for admission.

Yes, but part of your assessment for eligibility will be based on age and other factors as determined by the Scholarship/Bursary committee.

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