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GCRA Bursary Application Open – 2021


Application for the Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) Bursary Application – 2021 Entry is now open in South Africa for all South African nationals.

GCRA Bursary Application Open

Applications are open for the  Students who completed matric and reside in Gauteng. Students studying and/or registered and have been accepted in an accredited institution of learning, including TVETs, Universities and Uni­versities of Technology.

The bursary is also open for Students who want to pursue post-graduate studies and have been accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning.


The following students automatically qualify, but must complete the application forms

  • Top Achievers from Gauteng schools
  • Top 3 learners from Non-fee paying schools in Gauteng
  • Top 3 learners from Learners wit h Special Education Needs (LSEN) schools in Gauteng

To qualify for a GCRA bursary award you must be:

  • A South African citizen
  • Students who completed matric and reside in Gauteng – proof of residence required.
  • Students intending to study and an undergraduate programme and has been accepted at a PSET institution of learning and/or is currently registered for such.
  • Students who wants to pursue a postgraduate programme at an accredited higher institution of learning and currently accepted as well.
  • Youth residing in Gauteng between the ages of 18 to 35 years


  • Visit GCRA offices and apply before the closing date.
  • The office is located on the 3rd floor, 55 Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.
  • GCRA Online application Portal is available HERE >>>
  • Bursaries are awarded in line with our GCRA Policy. Terms and conditions apply.

All candidates must submit the following documents during online application:

  • Certified copy of South African ID (by birth) Proof of Gauteng residence
  • Matric certificate (certified)
  • Proof of income from parent/s or guardian/s or affidavit
  • Letter of motivation (not more than 2 pages) Proof of registration or acceptance  letter from PSET institution
  • Any relevant affidavit
  • Disability/ medical report (where appropriate)

Application deadline is 31st of March 2021.

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