Donate Now

Please select how you would like to donate:

Select your donation amount:

R1000     R5000     R10 000     R50 000     R100 000     Other amount

Donate another amount:


Enter your amount and click proceed

Acc name: Mitchell's Plain Bursary Role model Trust
Bank: RMB Private Bank
Type: Cheque account
Account no.: 62615881423

Our bank details:

The Mitchells Plain Bursary and role model trust is a South African registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) in terms of both section 30 and 18A of the Income Tax Act. A PBO which is recognised under section 18A is entitled to issue receipts to South African donors under section 18A(2). Armed with those receipts, the donors can treat their donations to the PBO as tax-deductible expenses (thereby effectively only paying sixty (60) percent of the face value of the donation).

PayFast handles secure online payments on behalf of The Mitchells Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust. By transacting with PayFast, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the terms of our End User Agreement.

Inviting all eligible Grade 12 learners to apply for a bursary to study further.

Current Bursary recipients are welcomed to apply.

Click here to find out more

Bursary Applications now open

Bursaries give 82 candidates the chance of improving their lives.

Read More

Varsity beckons for Mitchells Plain youth

Watch a video about the Trust

Despite the constant threat of gang violence, the Oval North High School class of 2015 almost achieved a 100% pass rate.

Read More

Mitchells Plain school under constant threat from gangs achieves 95.1% pass rate

For the first time in Mitchell’s Plain’s 35-year history, Spine Road High (Principal Mr Riyaad Najaar) – achieved a 100% matric pass rate in 2014. The Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust was launched at this school on 16 June 2011.

Spine Road High achieves 100% pass rate

Jayson David George (18), who passed with eight distinctions and was among the Top 20 matriculants in the Western Cape in 2014. Jayson received a bursary from the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust and is studying Law at UCT.

Glendale produced Mitchell’s Plain's top student

Riyaad Najaar, Principal of Spine Road High School:

“Since inception of the Trust there has been a buzz and excitement and greater hope among our children from Mitchell’s Plain to want to go to university. Over the past 3 years we have had 15 recipients from Spine Road High. We can attribute our school’s 100% pass rate in 2014 partly to the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, because our learners now know that their dreams can be realised.”

Mobilising access to further education and opportunity for Mitchell’s Plain youth, who will build hope and blaze a trail for others to follow.

Recipient Spotlight

News and Events

Tafelsig teacher meets president

Courtney Edwards, from Tafelsig, met President Cyril Ramaphosa after the State of the Nation Address debate during a sitting of the two houses of Parliament on Thursday, February 14. Read the full article.    

Manuel urges youth to uplift community

AT A recent gathering of students who benefited from an education trust which he founded, former finance minister Trevor Manuel was intro- duced as “the world’s longest-serving finance minister”. Read the full article.    

‘Jump at your chances…’

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has urged university students to “grab opportunities with both hands” as they navigate the world outside of school. Read the full article.    


Tips from the Trust

Maths literacy is not accepted at tertiary level for any B.Sc. degree, or for studying medicine, finance, architecture or engineering. We strongly urge learners from Grade 9 onwards to take pure Mathematics and NOT Maths Literacy.

More Tips