Maths and Science Support Programmes


The programme aims to increase the number of Black African Learners to obtain exceptional results in Mathematics, Science, English, Computer /IT in the National Senior Certificate Examination.

The objective is to improve the core Maths, Science, English Language, Computer/IT and Accounting symbols of learners on the programme to a minimum D symbol so as to facilitate their entrance into tertiary educational institutions.

BANKSETA will partner with various registered NGO/NPO and fund the implementation of the programme.





Who Can Apply?

Any registered NGO/NPO that is currently implementing the current or similar programme in rural areas in various provinces can apply for funding.

Applications Requirements:

  • NGO/NPO Registration documents/certificate
  • Valid Tax clearance certificate
  • 3 References on company letterheads – These references should confirm previous relevant experience with the NGO/NPO.
  • Supporting evidence of previous programmes successfully completed.
  • All applications should be submitted to BANKSETA on the prescribed application form – Use the correct application form for learners and teacher training.


Areas are to be given top priority:

  • Eastern Cape (Butterworth; Cofimvaba; Dutywa; Fort Beaufort; King Williams Town; Lady Frere; Libode; Lusikisiki; Mbizana; Mt Fletcher; Mt Frere; Mthatha; Ngcobo; Qumbu; Sterkspruit).
  • Limpopo (Vhembe; Greater Sekhukhune).
  • KwaZulu-Natal (Umzinyathi; Uthukela; Zululand).
  • Northern Cape (Frances Baard; John Taolo Gaetsewe; Namaqua; Pixley Ka Seme).