AWS Skills Development Bursary South Africa 2024
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)
AWS Skills Development Bursary South Africa | Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon.com, an American multinational internet-based company focused on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.
In 2006, AWS began providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. Today, Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers businesses in 190 countries around the world.
ABOUT THE AWS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Amazon is inviting students to apply for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Skills Development Bursary, for the 2024 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Honours, Masters, Postgraduate Diploma) studies, within fields relevant to the technology sector, including the following:
- Accounting and Finance (BCom)
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronics Engineering
Bursaries will also be awarded to students with disabilities, in ANY study programme, at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level.
MORE ABOUT THE AWS BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & SERVICE CONTRACT
The bursary will be awarded based on 2 main factors: academic merit and financial need.
The full cost bursary will provide cover for the following expenses (up to a capped amount): tuition fees, stationery, books, personal computer, accommodation in residence or private, subsistence and transport.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the AWS Skills Development Bursary.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
- You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards an Undergraduate or Postgraduate qualification in one of the fields listed above, in 2024
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited universities in South Africa
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 75% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 75% for English in Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% at tertiary level, if currently studying
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must have leadership potential
- Preference will be given to students living with disabilities (however those without disabilities should also apply)
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE AWS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at: AWS Skills Development Bursary Application 2024
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the AWS Skills Development bursary.
Applicants must read the Study Trust Bursary Applications Page before applying.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- Clear photograph (head and shoulders)
- South African ID document (certified copy)
- Grade 11 final results and Matric June results, if currently in Matric
- Matric certificate, if completed Matric
- Full academic record and latest available results (June 2023 examination results or progress report)
- Proof of parents or guardians household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit stating annual income if self-employed/ most recent audited financial statement or 3 months’ most recent bank statements if they own a business/ SASSA letter stating the grants received if applicable)
- Parents death certificates if deceased
- Letter from the court stating child support amounts if parents are divorced or affidavit from the parent stating the child support amount received if parents are separated
- Proof of disability, if applicable
CLOSING DATE FOR THE AWS BURSARY
30 September 2023.
(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 StudyTrust (the administrators for this bursary) directly:
Tel: 011 403 1632
Mobile: 087 511 3373
Contact page: https://studytrust.org.za/contact-us/
Please do NOT contact Canon Collins if this scholarship has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here
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