SA Bursaries

Gauteng Dept of e-Government: Bursaries 2024

Gauteng Department of e-Government invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 30 November 2023.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Age and Residence: South African students aged 18 to 35 whose place of residence is within Gauteng Province.
  2. Financial Need: Applicants must demonstrate financial need based on household income.
  3. Educational Qualifications: Must have gained admission to a SAQA accredited South African public university or University of Technology for an undergraduate qualification in specific fields (listed below).
  4. Academic Performance: An average of 65% in required subjects aligned with the intended course.

Preferred Qualifications/Study Programs:

Preference will be given to applicants studying in the following fields:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Geoinformatics
  • Data Science
  • Graphic Design
  • Informatics and Information Systems
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Multimedia and Interactive Media
  • Software Engineering and Software Development

Bursary Coverage:

The bursary covers tuition fees, including registration, prescribed books, and study materials. The number of deserving students to be awarded the bursary is limited to 10, subject to budget availability. The fees committed are for the 2024 Academic Year.

Application Requirements:

  1. Documentation:
    • Certified copy of South African Identity Card
    • Academic transcripts:
      • Grade 12 Midyear Results (if in Matric)
      • Current Academic Year results (2023) (if in the first or second Academic Year at the university)
    • Evidence of total household income:
      • Latest pay slip(s) not older than three months of guardian or parent(s)
      • Confirmation letter from SASSA (for income grants)
      • Affidavit confirming unemployment of guardian or parent(s)

How to apply

Download Application Form

  1. Submission:
    • Address applications to the Director Human Resource Management and deliver them to 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown 2109, Gauteng.

Application Deadline:

The application process closes on November 30, 2023.

Applicants are required to complete the attached Bursary Application Form and submit it along with all the necessary documents listed on the form.

It’s crucial to thoroughly follow the instructions and ensure all necessary documents are provided by the specified deadline for a successful application.

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