Computer Science and IT Bursaries South Africa 2019 – 2020

Computer Science and IT Bursaries South Africa 2019 – 2020

There is a great skills shortage in the Computer Science/ IT industry, both within South Africa and the rest of the world, but according to payscale.com (who rank job types according to the earning potential), employees in the computer science industry have some of the top median salaries of any other job niches.

If you think you can bridge the gap in this sparse market but lack the funding to carry out your studies, why not apply to one of the bursary programmes below.

COMPUTER ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
Computer engineering is the integration of computer science and several fields of electrical engineering to develop computer software and hardware. Computer engineering involves many aspects of computer software and hardware such as circuit design, microprocessors, microcontrollers, personal computers and supercomputers.
Computer engineers earn around R500 000 per annum depending on years working experience.

Accenture Scholarship
Armscor Bursary
BBD Bursary
Denel Dynamics Bursary
Eskom Bursaries
FNB Fund Bursary
ISFAP Bursary
Lonmin 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
Telkom Bursary
Trudon Bursary
Vodacom Bursary
WeThinkCode Bursaries

COMPUTER SCIENCE BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary
Altech Bursary
Armscor Bursary
Barloworld Education Trust Bursary
BBD Bursary
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
Capitec Bank Bursary
Department of Tourism Bursary
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
FNB Fund Bursary
IDB Education Trust Bursary Loan
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
Investec Bank 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
Rand Water Bursary
Saab Grintek Defence Bursary
SANSA Bursary
SARS Bursary
SKA South Africa Bursaries
Standard Bank 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 FOR 2019 & 2020
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.

Department of Tourism Bursary
Friends of Design Bursaries
KZN Provincial Government Bursaries
Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
Pyrotec Bursary
Trudon Bursary

INFORMATICS & INFORMATION SYSTEMS BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
BBD Bursary
Capitec Bank Bursary
City of Cape Town Bursary
Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Bursary
FNB Fund Bursary
Gauteng Dept of Roads and Transport Bursary
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
Investec Bank CSI Bursary
ISFAP Bursary
Kuehne + Nagel Inzuzo Trust Bursary
MTN Bursary
Oasis Bursary
Pretune SIM Card Bursary
PSG Bursary
Rand Water Bursary
SANSA Bursary
SARS Bursary
Standard Bank Bursary
Trudon Bursary
Upstream Training Trust Bursary
Vodacom Bursary
WeThinkCode Bursaries

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
ArcelorMittal Bursary
Barloworld Education Trust Bursary
British American Tobacco Bursary
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
Capitec Bank Bursary
City of Johannesburg Bursary
Department of Correctional Services Bursary
Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship
Eskom Bursaries
FMCSA Ford Bursary
FNB Fund Bursary
Gauteng Dept of Roads and Transport Bursary
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
Investec Bank CSI Bursary
ISFAP Bursary
JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary
Johannesburg Water
Limpopo Provincial Treasury Bursary
MANCOSA Bursary
Mercedes-Benz Bursary
Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
MTN Bursary
Nedbank Bursary
North West Provincial Government Office of the Premier Bursary
NUMSA Bursary
Oasis Bursary
Pretune SIM Card Bursary
PSG Bursary
Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary
Revolution Media Academy Bursary
Rustenburg Municipality Bursary
SANSA Bursary
SARS Bursary
Shoprite Bursaries
Standard Bank 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
WorleyParsons Bursary

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
Alfred Nzo District Municipality 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
SAPS/ Tracker Bursary
Women in IT Bursary

MULTIMEDIA & INTERACTIVE MEDIA BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
Trudon Bursary

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING & SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
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
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
FNB Fund Bursary
MTN Bursary
Omnia Bursary
PSG Bursary
SANSA Bursary
Standard Bank Bursary
WeThinkCode Bursaries

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