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SITA: Bursaries 2024

Closing Date: 16 February 2024

SITA: Bursaries 2024

SITA is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year. The bursary programme aims to establish a pipeline that addresses the current skills gap within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

Fields of study:

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields:

  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Computer Science and Informatics with Artificial Intelligence (BSc)
  • Cyber Security (BSc)
  • Information Technology (BSc)

SITA will award bursaries to 25 students, from the following provinces:

  • Eastern Cape: 3 bursary awards
  • Free State: 3 bursary awards
  • Gauteng: 2 bursary awards
  • KwaZulu-Natal: 3 bursary awards
  • Limpopo: 3 bursary awards
  • Mpumalanga: 3 bursary awards
  • North West: 3 bursary awards
  • Northern Cape: 3 bursary awards
  • Western Cape: 2 bursary awards

What the Bursary Covers:

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses:

  • tuition fees,
  • prescribed study materials,
  • accommodation,
  • meals,
  • allowances
  • work integrated learning (where applicable).

Eligibility Requirements for the Bursary:

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric in 2023
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Matric
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards a Degree (NQF level 7), within one of the fields of study listed above, in 2024
  • You must be accepted/ registered for studies at recognised and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding
  • Students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at: SITA Bursary Application 2024

Please note:

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following documentation:

  • Identity Document (certified copy)
  • Matric Certificate/ Statement of results (certified copy)
  • Acceptance letter from tertiary institution (on letterhead)
  • Curriculum Vitae
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