BBD Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – BBD

BBD was formed by 3 developers – Tom Budge, Sandra Barone and Ralf Dominick, in 1984. The companies services and expertise include the following areas – systems integration, user experience design, mobile app services, software development, IT & development consulting, as well as maintenance and support.

The company also has an in-house research and development team that provides guidance, training and insight regarding the newest technology tools, trends and framework.

BBD has been a market leader in providing custom application design and software development solutions for the past 30 plus years. The company has assisted major banks, insurance firms, telecommunication companies and government institutes to get their systems online. Some of the companies top clients include: Alexander Forbes, Absa, Nedbank, Standard Bank, African Bank, Discovery, Momentum, Old Mutual, Liberty, Vodacom and MultiChoice.

 

The IT company currently employs a workforce of 700 staff members, which include application designers, system architects, software engineers, tech-trend enthusiasts and digital strategists. BBD is headquartered in Johannesburg but also have offices in Cape Town, Pretoria, India and Bulgaria.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

The BBD bursary is aimed at students who wish to study and pursue a career within the software development field. Financial need and academic merit will be considered during the selection of the correct candidate.

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Bursaries will cover the following IT-related degrees (BCom/ BEng/ BIS/ BSc):

 

The bursary will provide coverage of university tuition fees and a monthly allowance for living expenses and incidentals.

Over and above the financial award, students will receive mentorship and have exposure to project work. Once students have graduated, they will also be able to take up permanent employment at BBD.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at; https://www.bbd.co.za/programmes/
(Job reference number: BBD00397)

Alternatively, you can apply here: https://goo.gl/NLifHy
 

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):

 

CLOSING DATE

30 November 2021.
(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 BBD directly:
Tel: 011 532 8300
Email: hr@bbd.co.za

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