How do you get a social development bursary?


  1. Identity Document (certified copy)
  2. Matric certificate (certified copy)
  3. All education qualifications completed (certified copy)
  4. Proof of acceptance or registration at a tertiary institution for 2022 (on institutions letterhead)

Are there any bursaries for social work?

Department of Social Development bursaries are open for all candidates. Social Work is one of the scarce skills within South Africa, these bursaries are to aid in promoting careers in this field. Strengthening the workforce in all provinces by delivering a workforce, committed to making a change by helping others.

What does the Department of Social Development do?

The Department of Social Development (DSD) provides social protection services and leads government’s efforts to forge partnerships through which vulnerable individuals, groups and communities become capable and active participants in the development of their societies.

What is Social Development Fund?

The Social Development Fund (SDF) offers a bridge for committed community-based organisations to implement their projects towards improved quality of life. This helps to empower and grow local organisations to have a greater social impact on a community level.

How do I contact Lindiwe Zulu?


  1. [email protected].
  2. [email protected].

How do I contact DSD?

Social Development [ Department of ]

  2. Email: [email protected].
  3. Facebook:
  4. Twitter:
  5. Private Bag X901, PRETORIA, 0001.
  6. HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street, North wing, PRETORIA.
  7. 012 312 7500.
  8. 012 312 7470.

Where can I get NPO funds?

Funding application forms for NPO’s projects are accepted all year round. However, the organization must have registered with the Directorate of Non-Profit Organisations which provides an online form that can be filled in. The registration process can be quickly done online.

How do we develop socially?

Social development refers to the process by which a child learns to interact with others around them. As they develop and perceive their own individuality within their community, they also gain skills to communicate with other people and process their actions.

Which courses will NSFAS not fund?

Which Courses Will NSFAS Not Cover?

  • Short courses.
  • Courses being done through a private college or private higher education institution.
  • Part-time studies.
  • Postgraduate studies.
  • Second degrees.