IITPSA Bursary South Africa 2024

By | August 15, 2022

IITPSA Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – IITPSA

IITPSA Bursary South Africa  | IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) is a professional body, recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), which has served the South African body of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practitioners and professionals for over 60 years.

IITPSA is committed to:
furthering the study, science and application of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs);
maintaining and promoting Codes of Conduct and Ethics for members;
defining and promoting standards of ICT knowledge;
promoting the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters; and
furthering the knowledge and understanding and usage of ICTs in the community.

ABOUT THE IITPSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate degree studies within these fields:

  • Applied Computing (BSc)
  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Informatics (BCom)
  • Information Systems (BCom)
  • Information Systems (BSc)

The IITPSA Bursary Programme aims to grow the IT industry and the South African economy, by providing financial support to talented, top-performing students, pursuing ICT-related studies, a skill that is in short supply in the country.

MORE ABOUT THE IITPSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, RENEWAL & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, exam fees, textbooks and university administered accommodation.

Bursary funding will be awarded for 1 academic year at a time and may be renewed each year based on satisfactory academic performance (the bursary will NOT cover any repeat subjects or modules).

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Candidates will be required to partake in a formal assessment process before final selection is made, which may include but not limited to an interview and a psychometric evaluation. Candidates financial need will also be taken into consideration.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE IITPSA 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 studying or registered for full-time undergraduate degree studies, towards a 3 year Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Commerce degree, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in the latest examinations
  • You must meet the entry requirements of your course of study
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited public university in South Africa
  • Preference will be students who have completed and excelled in The Computer Programming Olympiad (a project of IITPSA)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE IITPSA BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at: IITPSA Bursary Application 2024

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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

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE IITPSA 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.)

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CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to these bursary programmes, please contact StudyTrust (the administrators for this bursary) directly:
Bursary enquiries
Tel: 011 403 1632
Email: apply@StudyTrust.org.za

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