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Stellenbosch University Centre for Undergraduate Bursaries and Loans

The Centre for Undergraduate Bursaries and Loans (CUBL) forms part of the Finance division at Stellenbosch University (SU), and our team of professional financial aid practitioners support prospective and current undergraduate students who wish to apply for financial aid by granting and administering bursaries in a sustainable manner.

Each student of SU is personally responsible for making financial provision for the settlement of their student fees account. There are different ways to ensure your University education fits your household budget: you can fund your degree programme through a bursary, academic merit or sport award, and/or a bank loan. Our website can assist you in exploring these options.

Do you need Financial Assistance?

E-applications open

1 Jul – 30 Sep*

*Students who only receive their admission after 30 September 2022 will be given a twenty (20) day extension until 30 November 2022 to complete their application.

Stellenbosch University believes that every student who has the potential to make a success of academic studies should as far as practicable be given the appropriate opportunities. CUBL thus strives to provide as much support as possible to students who gain admission to the University but lack the financial means required to study. 


See what kind of bursaries are available

Bank Loans

See what kind of bank loans are available

How to Apply

Application dates, processes, and forms

Notice from ICBC

Please read the most recent update from the Institutional Committee for Business Continuity (ICBC): Immediate steps to curb spread of COVID-19 Due to COVID-19 infections, CUBL will only allow students who have made a booking via the Admin A building booking system to...

Contact Us

Any financial aid query must first be logged with the SU Centre for Client Services (021 808 9111)

Thereafter, you will be advised on the best communication channel, be it a transfer call to CUBL, an email, or an in-person consultation.

Stellenbosch Campus

Physical Address

Admin A Building, Ryneveldt Street, Stellenbosch 7600

Office hours

Monday to Friday 8:00 – 16:30

+27 21 808 9111

Tygerberg Campus

Physical Address

Kliniese Building, Francie van Zijl Drive, Tygerberg 7505

Office hours

Monday to Friday 8:00 – 16:30

+27 21 938 9129 / +27 21 808 9111

Centre for Undergraduate Bursaries and Loans (CUBL)

All and only NSFAS and FUNZA bursary assistance at SU (including FMHS NSFAS/FUNZA students)

Due to the high volume of emails received and handled by CUBL, all email correspondence must include a student number, bursary name/ref, and a short descriptor in the subject line.

For example: 'SU#12345678 / NSFAS – change in accommodation form request'. This will ensure your enquiry can be attended to promptly and efficiently.