Telkom Bursary South Africa

By | January 14, 2020

Telkom Bursary South Africa

Telkom Bursary 2021 -2022 Telkom Undergraduate and Postgraduate Bursaries

Telkom Bursary South Africa

About Telkom Bursary

Founded in 1991, Telkom SA SOC Ltd. is South Africa’s leading wired and wireless telecommunications provider with operations in more than 38 countries / regions in Africa. The company is semi-private and 39% is state-owned.

Telkom provides services for individuals and businesses, including phones and mobile devices; prepaid voice and data; phones and modems; fixed lines; mobile contracts; Internet; LTE and fiber optics.

Students are currently studying or intend on studying in one of the following tertiary institutions and fields of study are welcome to apply:
University students:

  • B Electronic Engineering
  • B Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • BSc Electronic Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering(Light Current)
  • BSc Computer Engineering
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Information Technology

Technikon students:

  • ND Computer Systems Engineering
  • ND Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • ND Information Technology (Technical)

Technical College students:

  • National N Diploma Electrical Engineering (Light Current)

The bursary will cover the cost of tuition, accommodation, prescribed books and a living allowance. Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Telkom for the duration equal to their bursary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet the following minimum admission criteria before applying (please note that if you do not meet all the requirements, your application will not be considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Proven economic need
  • Enrollment

Studying or intending students in the above-mentioned fields of study within one year must also meet the following criteria based on the higher education institution of their choice:

University students:

  • Achieved a minimum of 60% or “C” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects

Technikon students:

  • Achieved a minimum of 50% or “D” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects

Technical College students:

  • Achieved a minimum of 50% or “D” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Application forms must be collected from a Telkom Centre for Learning closest to you. Forms are available from 1 March each year.

Telkom Centre for Learning & Organisational Capacity addresses:

  • Johannesburg: 14 Heronmere Road, Booysens, 2091
  • Pretoria: 1039 Old Kempton Park/Pretoria Road, Olifantsfontein, 1665
  • Bloemfontein: 11 East Burger Street, 9301
  • Cape Town: 8 Bosmansdam Road, Milnerton, 7441
  • Port Elizabeth: Corner 16th Avenue and Main Road, Walmer, 6065
  • Durban: 4 Oliver Lea Drive, Rossburgh, 4075

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Tertiary academic record, if currently in University (certified copy of)

Applications must then be delivered back to the Telkom Centre for Learning where you collected the application form.

CLOSING DATE

31 July annually.
(Applications open on 1 March each year)
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Telkom directly:
Telkom Graduate Development Schemes
Tel: 0860 77 66 55

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