2016 Vodacom Bursary Scheme for Undergraduates in South Africa

2016 Vodacom Bursary Scheme for Undergraduates in South Africa

2016 Vodacom Bursary Scheme for Undergraduates in South Africa

The application deadline is 30 June 2015

Applications are invited for Vodacom Bursary Scheme- 2016. Applicants must be a South African citizen and undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution. Up to fifty bursaries will be awarded annually in fields in which there are skills shortages. To be eligible for the bursary, applicants must be a member of a family who’s total household income does not exceed R150 000 per year.

Study Subject(s):Applicants can apply for a Vodacom Foundation 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
University of technology Diplomas and Degrees in similar areas of study
Course Level: Bursaries are available to pursue Undergraduate programme.
Scholarship Provider:Vodacom
Scholarship can be taken at:South Africa ( South African tertiary institution)

Eligibility: To apply for a Vodacom Foundation Bursary, applicants need to meet the following requirements:
-be a South African citizen
-undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
-be a member of a family who’s total household income does not exceed R150 000 per year
-pass Grade 12 with exemption
-obtain a minimum “C” symbol in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade
-be younger than 25 years
-Applicants may apply if already in his/her first year of studies in an accredited South African tertiary institution and meet all criteria above.
Scholarship Open for International Students:South African citizens are eligible to apply for this programme.

Scholarship Description:1 March 2015 – Vodacom is committed to addressing the ICT skills shortage in South Africa. To address this need, we provide 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. Since the scheme was started in 1999, more than 2 000 bursaries have been awarded.

Number of award(s):Up to fifty bursaries will be awarded.

Selection criteria:Preference will be given to historically disadvantaged individuals.

Notification: Only long listed candidates will be contacted, if you are not invited for an initial interview, consider your application as unsuccessful.

How to Apply:To apply for a bursary applicants have to fill in the Vodaccom Bursary Application form which can be downloaded.

Application Form, Click Here

Scholarship Application Deadline:The application deadline is 30 June 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application, Click Here

1 Comment

  1. amir jama amir

    April 23, 2016 at 4:43 PM

    hello iam amir from somaliai would like to study this scholershib quecly

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