For Coloured Girls Bursary 2022/2023

For Coloured Girls Bursary, 2022/2023 has been opened and all interested applicants are required to apply as soon as possible. APPLY NOW

For Coloured Girls is a non-profit organisation whose main aim is to provide resources and support to young coloured girls, from grades 8 to 12, in order for them to achieve academic success. For Coloured Girls aims to help those from underprivileged communities who have no access to academic or other learning resources.

Closing Date: 25 February 2022.

Applications are invited from coloured female students, who are currently in Grade 8 to 12 and have the potential and passion to further their academic qualifications.


  • You must be a coloured female
  • You must be currently in Grade 8 to 12 (i.e. a high school student)
  • You must be from a coloured community
  • You must have a passion for learning and willingness to further your studies


This bursary programme provide recipients with the following benefits

  • financial aid
  • psychological aid
  • mentorship
  • learning and development initiatives

Note: this is a support programme – the organisation does not provide funds.

All applicants will receive feedback on their application within 30 days after the closing date. Please do not contact the organisation to enquire about the status of your application.


All applications must be submitted online at: For Coloured Girls Bursary Application 2022

Supporting Documents

The following documentation must be added with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Proof of latest results (certified copy)
  • An essay stating why you would like to participate in the programme (including the following 3 topics: how the structure of the course is of relevance or interest to you, benefits you hope to receive from the programme, how you will apply knowledge and skills you gain to develop your career)

Note: Candidates are invited to apply for the 2022 intake, and should the candidate be accepted into the first round, they will be advised on the second round requirements and ultimately become a recipient for the bursary award.