Education Empowerment and Development Fund (EEDF) Bursary 2024-2025
The Education Empowerment and Development Fund (EEDF) is a notable non-profit organization dedicated to empowering students through education by providing academic assistance, financial aid, and mentorship. EEDF’s mission is to eliminate barriers to higher education, fostering opportunities for students to achieve their goals and contribute meaningally to their communities.
EEDF Bursary Programme 2024-2025
EEDF is offering bursaries for the 2024-2025 academic year for studies in a wide range of fields including Accounting, Engineering, IT, Law, Health Sciences, and more. This bursary programme is designed to support students from both the “missing middle” income bracket and those eligible for NSFAS, covering costs like tuition, accommodation, study materials, and providing non-financial support such as mentorship and mental health support.
- South African citizen or permanent resident
- Aged between 18 and 25 years
- Entering first or final year of studies in 2024-2025
- Household income under R600,000 per annum
- Accepted or enrolled at specified universities (NWU, UJ, UP, Wits)
Interested students can apply online by filling out the EEDF Bursary Application for 2024-2025. Required documents include a certified ID copy, Matric certificate, academic record, proof of registration/acceptance, household income proof, and a motivational letter, among others.
The application deadline is 1 November. Ensure your application is submitted before this date to be considered.
For further inquiries about the EEDF Bursary programme, you can contact EEDF via telephone or email.
This bursary initiative by EEDF is a comprehensive support system for young students aiming for higher education success. Recipients are expected to give back through community mentorship, aligning with EEDF’s commitment to fostering future leaders.