Canon Collins Thekgo Bursary for Outstanding Debt 2023 in South Africa

Canon Collins Trust Bursaries will be awarded to help cover outstanding student debt, for students who have completed Undergraduate or Honours qualifications in the following fields, at institutions within Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces:

Fields of study:
• Arts (including: Drama / Performance Studies, Digital Arts, Fine Arts / Visual Arts, Film and Television Studies, History of Art, Music)
• Education
• Gender Studies
• Languages and Literature
• Media Studies


will be awarded to 4 students, to the maximum value of R10 000 each. Bursaries are awarded on a case-by-case basis, subject to availability of funds. Bursary awards will be paid directly to the University.
Successful applicants will be required to submit a short biography and profile photo, to be presented in Canon Collins Thekgo Bursary reports. Successful applicants will also be required to email a copy of their degree certificate to, within 1 month after their debt is paid by Thekgo Bursary.

• You must be of any African nationality (from ANY African counrty)
• You must have completed an Undergraduate or Honours qualification within one of the fields of study listed above (the bursary does NOT cover MA or PhD programmes)
• You must have completed your qualification at an institution in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces
• You must have outstanding student debt and have your degree certificates/ academic records withheld due to outstanding debt owed to the university (your outstanding debt must NOT be more than R10 000)
• You must have missed at least one graduation due to outstanding debt
• You must have a strong academic record
• You must be in financial need
• You must NOT have NSFAS debt or other scholarship debts