MANCOSA Bursary Program for South African Students

If you wish to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies but lack financial resources then the Management College of Southern Africa (hereafter referred as MANCOSA) is ready to help! Through the MANCOSA Bursary Program for South African students, qualified students will receive financial assistance to cover tuition fees. If interested, apply today!


MANCOSA was established as a post-apartheid empowerment institution in 1995, when they started providing affordable and accessible management education, primarily to students who were previously excluded from graduate education. This private higher education institution is completely black owned, especially by previously disadvantaged individuals.

The institution wishes to attract more outstanding students to pursue their tertiary qualification. The MANCOSA Bursary Program for South African students is offered for candidates interested in pursuing their studies in:

  • Undergraduate programs
  • Marketing Management (BComm)
  • Information and Technology Management (BComm)
  • Project Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Tax Administration (Higher Certificate)
  • Public Sector Procurement (Higher Certificate)
  • Local Government and Development Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Management Studies (Advanced Certificate)
  • Financial Planning (Advanced Certificate)
  • Human Resources Management (Bcomm)
  • Supply Chain Management (BComm)
  • Financial Management (BComm)
  • Retail Management (BComm)
  • Entrepreneurship (BComm)
  • Public Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Accounting (Higher Certificate)
  • Supply Chain Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Human Resource Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Marketing (Higher Certificate)
  • Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Business Management (Higher Certificate)
  • Information Technology (Higher Certificate)


  • Postgraduate studies:
  • Human Resource Management (BComm Hons)
  • Marketing Management (BComm Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Honours (BBA Hons)
  • Project Management (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Business Management (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Educational Management (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Family Business Management (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Public Administration Honours (BPA Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Further Education and Training Teaching Supply Chain Management (BComm Hons)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
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The award will cover tuition costs but exclude the registration fees and textbook costs. Candidates will have to cover these expenses on their own. Shortlisted applicants will receive correspondence, if you haven’t been contacted in two months after the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a South African national who have completed matric
  • Be a first time student
  • Have registered and have been accepted to study in one of the fields listed above at MANCOSA (through distance learning)
  • Have paid MANCOSA registration fees where applicable
  • Have achieved a level 4 for Maths and English (first time applicants to a tertiary institute)
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric (Higher Certificate program candidates and applying to a tertiary institute for the first time)
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in previous qualification (a degree program candidates)
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in previous qualification (postgraduate or Honours program candidates)
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 75% in previous qualification (master’s candidates)


Application procedure

To apply for the MANCOSA Bursary Program for South African students, please forward your application form along with the following supporting documents:

  • certified copy of matric certificate and ID as well as any qualification certificates
  • a detailed CV
  • a one page motivation letter outlining your reason why you deserve this bursary
  • no more than 2 months old payslip (certified copy)

Submit via email to [email protected] with the subject line: MANCOSA Bursary Application – your full name, no later than January 18, 2019.

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For enquiries: Sumayah Noorgat, email: [email protected] or Tel: 031 300 7200