Vodacom: Bursaries 2019 in South Africa

Vodacom is inviting interested students to apply for full term bursary programme for 2019 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 30 June 2018

Bursary Provider: Vodacom

Bursary Location: South Africa

About the Vodacom bursary

The bursary was started because of their coming to address the ICT skills shortage in South Africa. To address this need, they provide more than fifty students with bursaries annually to study in fields in which there are skills shortages. Top-achieving students from disadvantaged communities are chosen to study in the ICT and engineering sectors.

It is a full bursary which means the following will be covered:

  • Full Tuition
  • Books
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Since the bursary was started in 1999, more than 1 000 bursaries have been awarded.

Areas of study

Applicants can apply for a Vodacom Bursary if they intend to gain a qualification in one of the following fields of study:

  • Engineering and Operations:
  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering (Light Current only)
  • University of Technology Diplomas and Degrees in similar areas of study
  • Information Technology:
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Engineering; or
  • Information Systems
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • University Degrees in similar areas of study

Vodacom bursary requirements?

  • Applicants need to meet the following requirements:
  • must be a South African citizen
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption
  • must obtain a minimum of 70% in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade
  • may apply if already in his/her first year of studies in an accredited South African tertiary institution and meet, all criteria above

How to apply

Applications for bursaries open yearly on 1 March, and must be submitted by 30 June.

Download the Vodacom Bursary application form click here.

Please return this application form to the address below:
Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632, Braamfontein,
2017 Fax: 086 609 7183
For further information, email [email protected] or download the application form click here.

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