The 2022 Agar-Hamilton Trust Bursaries opened

Agar-Hamilton Trust has opened its 2022 Bursary program and is inviting all interested applicants to apply now. To apply to this bursary, check the procedures below.

Bursary Application closing date  is 31 August 2021

The Agar-Hamilton Trust bursary is awarded each year to male students who are under 25 years old, English-speaking with a predominantly British descent and are members of the church belonging to the Anglican Communion. Students who are in school, college or university may apply if they have a strong academic record and are unable to afford their studies.

Bursaries are awarded for 1 year at a time and are renewable annually based on satisfactory academic performance.

The value of the bursary will be decided by the Trustees, on a case by case basis.


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be under the age of 25 years old on 1 January 2022
  • You must be Male
  • You must be English-speaking
  • You must have a predominantly British descent
  • You must be a recognised member and active communicant of a church belonging to the Anglican Communion
  • You must be currently in Matric OR you must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying OR intend on studying at a University, College or other educational institution in South Africa
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have proven financial need

How to apply

Download and complete the Agar-Hamilton Trust Bursary Application Form (.doc)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of British descent (birth certificates, passports etc)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic report, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Testimonials from referees (Matric students require 3 confidential testimonials and tertiary students rquire 4 confidential testimonials – see clause 7 of the application form for more information)

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:

2) Post:
The Trustees
The Agar-Hamilton Trust
PO Box 86
Cape Town