Funding your undergraduate studies

The following is a list of sources of funding that can be used to finance your undergraduate studies:

  • ACRU undergraduate bursaries: we offer a limited number of Square Kilometre Array bursaries for undergraduate study in astrophysics and cosmology.
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal scholarships and bursary programme: please see UKZN student support for more information.
  • BSc Honours NRF bursaries: these bursaries are offered through various programmes such as Scarce Skills and Innovation. More information is available on the NRF website.
  • NASSP Honours bursaries: these are offered through the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme. For details on the UKZN application process, please contact the UKZN NASSP Programme Director, whose details are available here.
  • NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) offers financial assistance.  For more details, please see here

If you are interested in studying astrophysics or cosmology or learning more about available funding opportunities, please contact Strini Rajgopaul for more information.