Financial Aid for GSB candidates
There is limited financial aid available for South African students and we are working hard to develop better relationships with loan providers for both local and international students. For South African students, please see below for the current bursaries available. International applicants should see the 'Other Funding' section listed below. In all cases, it is important to submit your application in good time. For more information on application, please view the application procedure page.
There are a limited number of scholarships/ bursaries available for MBA full time and modular students. Please note that a confirmed place on the programme is a precondition for all funding.
Molteno Brothers' Trust Scholarship and Sainsbury Trust Fellowship bursary applicants are required to complete and submit the following Funding Application Form.
- NRF/DST Scholarship opportunity for Masters students in innovation in South Africa:
For more information download the NRF/DST scholarship brochure here
Prodigy Finance is revolutionising student finance. Their innovative model offers alumni-funded loans to international students at the world’s top business schools, including the UCT Graduate School of Business.
While banks base their loan decisions on historical salaries, Prodigy looks to the future. They assess applicants’ future earning potential (based on the past achievements of similar graduates) to determine loan affordability.
Their model is borderless, allowing them to offer competitive rates to over 150 nationalities of students.
Accepted students into the full time MBA class of 2017 are eligible to apply for a loan with Prodigy.
Interest rates vary depending on individual applicants. See more detail about the terms and conditions, and how to apply for a loan on Prodigy’s website.
Why choose Prodigy?
- 150 nationalities covered
- Competitive interest rates
- No collateral or guarantees required
- Easy online process
- No repayments while you study
Student loans are concluded in advance, and are disbursed 10 days after the start of class.
All students are required to pay the acceptance deposit in order to secure a place on the programme.
Prodigy Finance Ltd is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 05912562) and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. Z9851854). Prodigy Finance Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and entered on the Financial Services Register under firm registration number 612713. Prodigy's registered address is Palladium House 1-4 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7LD