ITHUBA Bursary South Africa 2024

By | December 25, 2023

ITHUBA Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – ITHUBA HOLDINGS

ITHUBA Bursary South Africa 2024 | ITHUBA Holdings is the operator of the National Lottery in South Africa, since in 2015. ITHUBA is a privately owned company, which aims to make a positive contribution to socio-economic development within South Africa, through ethical and efficient operation of the National Lottery, in a manner that will engender a spirit of pride among its shareholders, key strategic partners and staff.

ABOUT THE ITHUBA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

ITHUBA Holdings is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields:
Commerce:

  • Accounting
  • Management Accounting & Finance
  • Marketing

Information Technology:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Communication Networks
  • Information Systems
  • Software Development

The ITHUBA Holdings bursary aims to assist South African youth from previously disadvantaged communities, by funding their tertiary studies within sectors in high demand, namely Commerce and Information Technology.

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The bursary will provide full cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, accommodation, textbooks, laptop and a stipend.

Bursary recipients will also receive psychological and emotional support through ICAS, continuous academic performance monitoring and assessment to ensure optimal performance, early intervention and support programme, preparation for workplace readiness, additional female orientated skills development programmes and mentoring and coaching.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, thereafter successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not receive any feedback then please accept that your application was not successful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ITHUBA 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 have completed Matric
  • You must NOT be older than 23 years old
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification within one of the fields of study listed above, in 2024
  • You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must achieved a minimum result of 70% for each subject, in your previous year of study
  • You must achieved a minimum overall average of 70%, in your previous year of study
  • You must be willing to specialise in a Commerce or IT field of study
  • You must be dedicated to your studies and intend on maintaining a strong academic record throughout your studies
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged background
  • You must have a total household income of NOT more than R350 000 per year
  • You must have a vision and mission that aligns with the Foundation (you must be diligent, enthusiastic, dedicated to succeed and give back to your community)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ITHUBA BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at: ITHUBA Bursary Application 2023

Applicants will be required to Create an Account before they can Login and apply.

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the ITHUBA bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your online application profile (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Last years academic transcript/ results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of provisional admission/ acceptance at a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of provisional admission for residency or private accommodation (on institutions letterhead)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslip or employment letter if employed/ affidavit if an informal trader/ affidavit if unemployed/ SASSA letter if receiving a grant: certified copy)
  • Motivational letter, explaining why you should be awarded the bursary (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
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CLOSING DATE FOR THE ITHUBA BURSARY

8 January 2024.
(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 scholarship programme, please contact ITHUBA Holdings directly:
Tel: 011 346 6000
Email: info@ithubalottery.co.za
Please do NOT contact ITHUBA if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here

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