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Department of Finance

How to Apply?

Prospective students

Prospective students must first apply for admission to the University. An application for study financing may be submitted only after a student number has been allocated. Visit the UP Portal (then click on study finance applicaiton).

Apply Online

Students previously registered

Students previously registered at other universities must submit a complete academic record at the faculty. An application on which there is outstanding documentation or information will not be processed.

Contact Client Service Centre

Students with bursaries

All students studying with bursaries should submit written proof of the bursary awarded. The document must indicate the specific amount awarded, and it must be submitted before registration at the Client Service Centre (Student Accounts Department).

Click here to obtain the form

Sport bursaries

Sport bursaries is available to sports achievers who at least obtained provincial colours in specific sports. Closing date: 30 September of the year preceding commencement of study.

For further information or bursary forms contact the Sports Office at:
+ 27 (0) 12 420 6114
Visit the website:


Application for Study Finance – Historic Debt

NSFAS loans are available to all students who completed their degrees, passed all the requirements for graduation but who did not receive their qualification certificate in the years 2000 to 2010, due to outstanding debt with the university.

Click here to obtain the form
Click here to view the finance brochure