ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary 2023: Financial Aid Opportunity for Unemployed and Employed Candidates

About the ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund)
A co-funded bursary program, the Insurance Sector Student Fund (ISSF) intends to serve the entire insurance value chain. Business organizations in the public and private sectors who want to train, upskill, reskill, and multiskill students, graduates, and workers across a variety of economic sectors jointly support the ISSF.

The general public (unemployed and employed applicants) are encouraged to apply for the ISSF Bursary Fund throughout the application period.

About the ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary 2023
The ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) is offering financial assistance for South African students preferably pursuing Insurance and related fields. The Insurance Sector Student Fund (ISSF) Bursary is an open-access program that accepts applicants from all backgrounds. You will be given the assistance you need as an awardee to pursue your academic degree. You are more than welcome to try out for this chance if you exhibit excellent academic performance and important traits as a student.

The ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary offers financial aid to cover tuition expenses, textbook costs, relevant technological devices such as laptops and data (if applicable), accommodation costs, daily meals, and a monthly stipend. However, please be kindly informed the employed awardees will only receive financial aid for tuition costs.

Eligibility Criteria
Make sure to send in your application for the ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary as soon as possible. But first and foremost, you must review the program’s qualifying requirements. These factors will decide whether or not you would be a good candidate. If you’d like to double-check your credentials, please see the qualifying requirements listed below. If you want to increase your chances of success, it’s best if you can fulfill everything on the following list.

The ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as citizen of South Arica
  • Recognized as missing middle and non-missing middle candidates (unemployed and employed candidates)
  • New and conitnuing students
  • Currently between the agest of 18-35 years old.

Application Instructions
Download the Official Application Form: ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary 2023.

Please download the application form above. Fill out the form with your most relevant responses by answering them using BLOCK LETTERS. Make sure that the form is signed as well. All of the personal information you submit should be accurate and correspond to your actual circumstances.

Addtionally, you are required to send in these supporting documents:

  • Learner Agreement
  • Recent certified copy of valid matric certificate (Grade 12)
  • Recent certified copy of a valid South African identity document
  • Death Certificate/Affidavit
  • Accommodation Fee/Quotation
  • Proof of Registration (where applicable)
  • SASSA letter/Affidavit of both parents/guardian if grant recipient
  • Letter of Employment (for employed)
  • Tuition Fee/Course Quotation
  • A copy of acceptance letter from an accredited institution
  • POPIA Form
  • A completed ISSF Bursary Application form
  • Certified copy of the latest academic transcript or record on official letterhead
  • Most recent (3) months Banks Statements/Payslips (both parents/guardian) alternatively
  • Recent certified copy of breadwinner’s; parent’s; guardian’s valid South African identity document.

All these documents must be in your pplication dossier. Incomplete applications will automatically be disqualified from the registration process.

Once everything is all set, you can send in your application form and the rest of the dossier to this email address: [email protected].

In lieu of submitting through PC, you can send your email application using your phone because it is much more convenient. You may send emails with any necessary attachments, such as resumes or other files, using the Gmail app on an OS Android phone.

You authorize the selection committee to use your personal information for the purpose of enrolling you for the event by submitting your applications.

Applications must be sent to the aforementioned email address. The selection committee will reject attempts to submit papers through other channels, including personal delivery or fax.

Closing Date
Applications for the ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 15 January 2023.

Sending in your applications as soon as you can is advised. You can increase your chances of getting a position during registration by submitting early. Additionally, it avoids any unwelcome last-minute occurrences like unexpectedly high Internet traffic or lost data.

Applications for the programme must be submitted before the closing date. Late applications will not be tolerated by the selection committee, and these kinds of submissions will be disqualified by the programme.

Announcements are only made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee within 90 days past the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the bursary.

ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) holds all rights to appoint anyone during the recruitment period. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the ISSF (Insurance Sector Student Fund) Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Email address: [email protected].


  1. I am interested to apply. I am a student at Sol Plaatje University doing biological sciences.

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