IT Bursaries

By | December 23, 2019

IT Bursaries

 

IT Bursaries

IT Bursaries

About IT Bursaries

South Africa and the rest of the world have severe skills shortages in the computer/IT industry, but according to payscale.com (ranking jobs based on income potential), computer industry informatics employees have some of the highest median salaries of any other position.

If you think you can narrow the gap in this scarce market, but you lack the funds to continue your studies, why not apply for one of the following scholarship programs?

 Computer Engineering Office

Computer Engineering combines various fields of computer science and electrical engineering to develop computer software and hardware. Computer engineering involves many aspects of software and hardware, such as the design of circuits, microprocessors, microcontrollers, personal computers, and supercomputers.

The annual income of computer engineers is approximately R500,000, depending on the number of years of work experience.

  • Accenture Scholarship
  • Altron Bill Venter Academy Bursary
  • Armscor Bursary
  • BBD Bursary
  • Clover Pinnacle Bursary
  • Denel Dynamics Bursary
  • Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
  • Eskom Bursaries
  • ISFAP Bursary
  • MTN Bursary
  • Nanoteq Bursary
  • Oasis Bursary
  • Omnia Bursary
  • PSG Bursary
  • Saab Grintek Defence Bursary
  • SKA South Africa Bursaries
  • South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) Bursary
  • Standard Bank Bursary
  • Takealot Bursary
  • Telkom Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary
  • Vodacom Bursary
  • WeThinkCode Bursaries

COMPUTER SCIENCE BURSARIES

Computer science studies the engineering, theory and experimentation that is the foundation for the design of computers. A computer scientists job entails conducting research to create new computer technology, which ultimately helps problem solving in many fields.
Salaries in the computer science field range from around R250 000 to R315 000 per annum, for software developers and software engineers respectively.

  • ABSA Bank Bursary
  • Accenture Scholarship
  • Altech Bursary
  • Altron Bill Venter Academy Bursary
  • Amazon Recruitment Bursary
  • Armscor Bursary
  • Barloworld Education Trust Bursary
  • BBD Bursary
  • Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
  • Capitec Bank Bursary
  • City of Cape Town Bursary
  • Clover Pinnacle Bursary
  • Compensation Fund Bursary
  • Department of Environmental Affairs Bursary
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
  • Gibela Bursary
  • IDB Education Trust Bursary Loan
  • Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
  • Investec CSI Bursary
  • ISFAP Bursary
  • JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary
  • Limpopo Provincial Treasury Bursary
  • Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality Bursary
  • MTN Bursary
  • National Research Foundation Bursary
  • NUMSA Bursary
  • Oasis Bursary
  • Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) Imfundo Trust Scholarship
  • Pretune SIM Card Bursary
  • PSG Bursary
  • Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary
  • Rand Water Bursary
  • Saab Grintek Defence Bursary
  • SANSA Bursary
  • Santam Bursary
  • SARS Bursary
  • SKA South Africa Bursaries
  • SIOC Community Development Trust (SIOC-cdt) Bursary
  • Standard Bank 150 Bursaries
  • Standard Bank Bursary
  • State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Bursary
  • StudyTrust Bursaries
  • Takealot Bursary
  • Telkom Bursary
  • The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme
  • Toyota South Africa Motors Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary
  • Upstream Training Trust Bursary
  • Vodacom Bursary
  • Volkswagen Community Trust Bursary
  • W&RSETA Bursary
  • West Coast District Municipality Bursary
  • WeThinkCode Bursaries

GRAPHIC DESIGN & GAME GRAPHIC BURSARIES

Graphic designers are responsible for the creation of illustrations, typography and photography to communication visually and problem solve. Graphic designers create ideas and messages by way of combining symbols, images and text.
The average salary of a graphic designer is around R120 000 per annum, while senior graphic designers can earn an income of around R215 000 per annum.

  • Friends of Design Bursaries
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary
  • Pyrotec Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary

INFORMATICS & INFORMATION SYSTEMS BURSARIES

Informatics involves information processing and engineering of information systems. Informatics is the science of computer information systems and information; it also entails interactions between people and information.
Information systems on the other hand, study the systems specifically related to information and software and hardware networks used to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data.

  • Accenture Scholarship
  • Altron Bill Venter Academy Bursary
  • BBD Bursary
  • Capitec Bank Bursary
  • City of Cape Town Bursary
  • Clover Pinnacle Bursary
  • Compensation Fund Bursary
  • Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Bursary
  • Department of Environmental Affairs Bursary
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
  • Gauteng Dept of Roads and Transport Bursary
  • Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
  • ISFAP Bursary
  • Kuehne + Nagel Inzuzo Trust Bursary
  • Mondia Media Bursary
  • MTN Bursary
  • Oasis Bursary
  • Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) Imfundo Trust Scholarship
  • Pretune SIM Card Bursary
  • PSG Bursary
  • Rand Water Bursary
  • SANSA Bursary
  • SARS Bursary
  • Standard Bank 150 Bursaries
  • Standard Bank Bursary
  • Takealot Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary
  • Upstream Training Trust Bursary
  • Vodacom Bursary
  • WeThinkCode Bursaries

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BURSARIES

Information technology (also known as “IT”) is the use of computers and the internet to transmit, store, retrieve and edit data or information. Information technology is a branch of Information and Communication Technology (also known as “ICT”).
Average salaries in the IT industry include R660 000 for software developers, R110 000 for test analysts and R472 000 for web developers.

  • ABSA Bank Bursary
  • Accenture Scholarship
  • Altech Bursary
  • Amazon Recruitment Bursary
  • ArcelorMittal Bursary
  • Astron Energy Bursary
  • Barloworld Education Trust Bursary
  • BEKA Schréder Bursary
  • British American Tobacco Bursary
  • Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
  • Capitec Bank Bursary
  • City of Johannesburg Bursary
  • Clover Pinnacle Bursary
  • Compensation Fund Bursary
  • Department of Tourism Bursary
  • Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
  • Eskom Bursaries
  • FMCSA Ford Bursary
  • Gauteng Dept of Roads and Transport Bursary
  • Gibela Bursary
  • Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
  • Investec CSI Bursary
  • ISFAP Bursary
  • JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary
  • Limpopo Provincial Treasury Bursary
  • Lonmin Bursary
  • MANCOSA Bursary
  • Mercedes-Benz Bursary
  • Mossel Bay Municipality Bursary
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • MTN Bursary
  • Musina Local Municipality Bursary
  • Nedbank Bursary
  • North West Provincial Government Office of the Premier Bursary
  • NUMSA Bursary
  • Oasis Bursary
  • Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) Imfundo Trust Scholarship
  • Pretune SIM Card Bursary
  • PSG Bursary
  • Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary
  • Revolution Media Academy Bursary
  • Rustenburg Municipality Bursary
  • SANSA Bursary
  • SARS Bursary
  • Santam Bursary
  • Sasria Bursary
  • Shoprite Bursaries
  • SIOC Community Development Trust (SIOC-cdt) Bursary
  • South African Reserve Bank Bursary
  • Standard Bank 150 Bursaries
  • Standard Bank Bursary
  • State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Bursary
  • StudyTrust Bursaries
  • Takealot Bursary
  • Telkom Bursary
  • Tourvest Bursary
  • Toyota South Africa Motors Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary
  • Truworths Bursary
  • Upstream Training Trust Bursary
  • Vhembe District Municipality Mayoral Bursary
  • Vodacom Bursary
  • W&RSETA Bursary
  • Women in IT Bursary

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY BURSARIES

Information and Communication Technology (also known as “ICT”) is an extension of the IT field, with the aim of unified communication and integration of computers, telecommunications, audio-visual systems, software and middleware to allow people to store, edit, access and transmit information.
Salaries in this field are in line with the IT sector.

  • Access Trust Bursary
  • Cape Agulhas Municipality Bursary
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Bursary
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality Bursary
  • NYDA Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund
  • Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary
  • SAPS/ Tracker Bursary
  • Women in IT Bursary

MULTIMEDIA & INTERACTIVE MEDIA BURSARIES

Multimedia is a field that combines various forms of content (such as images, text, audio, video, animation and interactive content).
While interactive media encompasses products and services on computer systems, that responds to actions by the presentation of text, audio, animation, moving images and videos.
Multimedia Designers earn an average of R160 000 per annum depending on their experience.

  • Friends of Design Bursaries
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • Nestlés Future Talent Bursary
  • TBWA Bursary
  • Trudon Bursary

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING & SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BURSARIES

Software engineering (also known as “SWE”) is the process of engineering to the development, design, testing, maintenance and implementation of software in a systematic way.
Software development involves bug fixing, testing, documenting and computer programming to create and maintain software products.
Software engineers/ programmers/ developers earn an average of R260 000 per annum, while software developers earn an average of R265 000 per annum.

  • BBD Bursary
  • Department of Tourism Bursary
  • Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • Mondia Media Bursary
  • MTN Bursary
  • Omnia Bursary
  • PSG Bursary
  • SANSA Bursary
  • SIOC Community Development Trust (SIOC-cdt) Bursary
  • Standard Bank Bursary
  • WeThinkCode Bursaries

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