Gauteng City-Region Academy (GCRA) 2021 Bursary Applications


GCRA is responsible for building a pool of skilled, capable and ethical workforce for the Gauteng City-Region of Gauteng in South Africa. This is done through different interventions, i.e., bursaries, internships, learnerships, skills programmes, and many more.

The GCRA bursary programme is currently open and accepting applications to all qualifying youth, with particular preference given to youth from Gauteng, who wish to study for an undergraduate and/or post-graduate programme at an accredited and registered Post School Education and Training institution in South Africa. The bursary covers the full cost of study, with conditions, as stipulated in the bursary contract.



The Top 3 Grade 12 learners from all No-Fee paying, SSIP, and LSEN government schools in Gauteng qualify for a bursary to study at a recognized Higher Education Institution (HEI) or a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Read them here:


Which courses are covered:

this bursary covers any field of study from any university and TVET colleges in South Africa.


What the bursary covers:

  • Tuition
  • Residence
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Books
  • Pocket money


Download the bursary user guide here:



How to apply:

Apply here:


Closing Date:

31 March 2021

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