UFS Bursary 2023/2024 | How to Apply

UFS Bursary Application 2023/2024, See How to apply for UFS leadership program 2023/2024 here, requirements, eligibility, and application closing date 2023/2024.

University of the Free State (UFS): Star of Stars Bursary Competition 2023

The University of the Free State is inviting Matric students to apply for the Star of Stars Competition, for studies at UFS in 2023, in ANY field of study. Students who are residing in the Free State province, who are top achievers in academics and leadership, and/ or involved in community projects, should apply.

Students will be evaluated and selected based on 3 main categories: academic performance, leadership achievements, and community involvement. Recipients will receive prize money, personal development, and exposure.

10 finalists will be selected after a thorough judging and evaluation process. The Star of Stars competition winner, as well as the finalist with the best individual achievement and the finalist with the most spirited personality, will be announced at a prestigious gala dinner, at the start of the 2023 academic year.

  • The top 20 finalists will be announced on 25 September 2021 and will be invited to a weekend during the September school holidays.
  • The top 20 finalists who are selected in September 2021, must achieve a minimum AP score of 34 in their Matric finals.
  • Top 10 finalists will be required to attend the Star of Stars weekend and the gala event in February 2023.
  • The Star of Stars winner will be announced during a gala evening in February 2023.
  • Bursaries and prize money will be paid in 2023 after the student registers to study at the UFS.
  • The top 10 finalists will be required to sign an agreement that they will study at the UFS in 2023.
  • Transportation will be provided for the top 10 finalists for the Star of Stars weekends, to and from Bloemfontein.
SEE ALSO  Hebron Theological College Bursaries Application 2024/2025 | NSFAS


  • You must be currently in Matric in the 2021 academic year
  • You must be residing in one of these 5 districts in the Free State province: Fezile Dabi, Lejweleputswa, Motheo, Thabo Mofutsanyana, and Xhariep
  • You must be attending school in the Free State at a Quintile 1, 2, or 3 schools (Dinaledi school, township school, or rural school)
  • You must have a strong academic record and be a top achiever
  • You must have applied to study at the University of the Free State for the 2023 academic year, before the competition closing date (* see notes below)

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university, or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into the study.

UFS Bursary Application Details 2023/2024 | How to Apply

We are sure this awesome page really helped you regarding the UFS Bursary Programmes Application 2023/2024, If yes: Don’t hesitate to Like Us on Facebook to share, discuss, and get the latest updates.

However, if you have any queries regarding the UFS Bursary 2023/2024, kindly Drop a Comment below and we will respond to it as soon as possible.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here