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Ford Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025

 Ford bursary 2024 – The Ford Motor Company South Africa, in support of the National Government’s drive of skill development, are offering funding to final year students to complete their tertiary education.

What Does Ford Bursary Cover?

  • Tuition Fee
  • Registration Fee
  • Text Books

Please note the bursary cover may be adjusted from year to year based on the allocated budget.

Ford Bursary Available Options

Ford bursaries are made available within the following fields of study (for final year students only):

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Purchasing

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study (final year students only),
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Achieved strong academic results

Upon graduation, bursary students may be eligible to partake in the Graduate Trainee Program to enable them to gain invaluable practical experience in their career field.

How To Apply For Ford Bursary?

Download and complete the bursary application:

Ford Bursary Application Form

The following supporting documentation must be submitted along with your completed application form:

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Full academic record to date (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Curriculum Viate
  • Please note that documents must not be larger than 1MG.

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to:

Insert the words “Bursary – your field of study” in the email subject line

Closing Date

Submission of applications are open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time.


For all queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Ford directly:

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa

Ford South Africa Graduate Program