Welcome to the BSI Football YDP Online Application

Please complete each step below.


1. Completing Step 1 will create a temporary user profile that you can use to come back and complete all the steps later.

2. When returning to complete an incomplete application, click Next at the end of this page, then click on Returning to complete all remaining steps? Login here > on the next page,

3. Click on Forgot Password? on the bottom right. Enter your e-mail address (Only use the e-mail address of the "Student"), you will then receive an e-mail with a link to reset your password. Set your password then login with your e-mail address and password to get to your application.

4. Payment for the application fee can be made on the last step once all steps are complete.

Football YDP application

Please read the following important notes before starting your online application:

In order to complete your application, the following documents are required:

a. Completed Online Application,

b. Character Reference Letter from either previous / current school, or previous / current sports club, only 1 letter is required (Please provide writer's name, position held, phone numbers, e-mail address and name of writer's organisation in the letter),

c. A motivation letter from the applicant detailing:

 1. The reason for the application

 2. Their aspirations for the future

 3. What they will do for the opportunity

d. Latest available academic report / results,

e. Please submit applicant's certified ID or certified Birth Certificate copy (RSA citizens), and certified passport copy (International students),

f. A copy of a valid study permit (Only applicable when the applicant is an international student, who is not in possession of SA citizenship or permanent residency).

g. International students need to ensure they apply for a valid study permit in advance, before commencing studies at BSI.  BSI CAN NOT apply for study permits on behalf of any students.

h. Please note an additional once-off international student levy of ZAR9, 000 is payable by all international students,

i. Please note the international student levy is not applicable to South African passport holders / Permanent Residents. However if a South African passport holder applies with foreign qualifications, then a fee of ZAR5, 000 for SAQA evaluation (1 submission application) will apply.

j. International students need to have medical / health cover to cover their entire study period in South Africa.

Application, Enrolment & Registration Procedure:

k. An interview appointment (Either in-person or online via ZOOM) to be conducted (A ZAR750 non-refundable application & appointment fee payable on application submission),

l. An application received without the R750 application fee will NOT be processed. Please send payment proof of R750 to info@bsisports.com (If EFT payment is made), and ensure your online application is completed and required supporting documents uploaded.

m. You can make payment for the R750 application fee via one of the following payment methods:

Online payment:

  • Online payment can be done at the end of this online application.

EFT payment into the BSI bank account:

  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Acc. Name: Balderstone Sports Institute
  • Acc. No. 422 068 187
  • Uni. Branch Code: 051-001
  • International Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ
  • Amount: R750
  • Payment Ref: Student Name & Surname


n. A Placement Offer is issued to the student by BSI once it is confirmed that the application is successful,

o. A refundable deposit (Please refer to the pricing information section on the program brochure) is to be received by BSI to secure the student's place,

p. A Letter of Acceptance is issued to the student,

q. A Program Agreement (To be signed fully by the parents / legal guardians on behalf of the student) & is to be returned with a certified copy of the student's ID or Birth Certificate & latest available academic report / results (If not previously submitted),

r. Student Code of Conduct, Drug & Alcohol Policy, BSI Study Centre & Home Schooling Policy (Available on the BSI website: www.bsisports.com).

Please contact the following e-mail address should you require additional assistance:


E-mail: info@bsisports.com


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NB: Please note information provided below is strictly confidential and will only be used for BSI enrolment & administration purposes.