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Student Hero


Do you want to invest in your future self but do not have the funding available upfront? We've got you covered.


Financing makes education more affordable by spreading the payments over a longer term.


The DaVinci Institute has partnered with Student Hero to help our applicants to learn about, apply and qualify for study funding, from multiple funding providers, from a single platform, and at zero cost to you. Student Hero is South Africa’s largest student finance facilitation service, an initiative aimed at helping students be their future selves sooner.

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External Bursaries

Our partner, Vela Trust, provides bursaries, student support, and employability initiatives to enable graduates to find meaningful work. Explore the external bursaries provided by Vela Trust below:

Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA)
2024 Bursary

Closing Date: 29 February 2024

Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Pyrotec Bursary

Closing Date: 8 December 2023

The bursary covers tuition, accommodation, and transport allowance.

Mercedes Benz Pretoria Bursary Programme 2024

Closing Date: 26 January 2024

The bursary covers tuition, accommodation/transport expenses, stipends, textbooks, and digital allowances. Work at Mercedes-Benz, Pretoria (Menlyn Maine) during school vacations and join the MBSA Graduate Development programme after studying.

Selection criteria: Grade 12 with at least 65% average for your final results OR 65% average at tertiary level for the most recent semester results.

Coca Cola Beverages (CCBSA) Bursary

Closing Date: 31 January 2024

The bursary covers tuition, accommodation, meal allowances, and textbooks.

Selection criteria:  Only applicable to students who are first-year in 2024. Preference will be given to students residing in communities in which CCBSA has operations (however, students from other areas may also apply): Mdantsane; Motherwell; Phoenix; Inanda; Ntuzuma; KwaMashu; Greater Eldorado Park Community Forum (including Freedom Park and Motsoaledi); Tembisa; Greater Nigel; PTA West Ward 55; Westenburg to Seshego; Alabama and Mangaung..


DaVinciBusiness School does not manage the bursaries detailed above. If you have questions about a bursary, please contact the bursary provider directly.

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