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(SITA): Bursaries 2024

State Information Technology Agency (SITA): Bursaries 2024

February 8, 2024

SITA Bursary Application 2024

Bursary Application Closing date is 16 February 2024

The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursary program aims to bridge the skills gap in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. Bursaries are awarded for studies in the following fields:

  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Computer Science and Informatics with Artificial Intelligence (BSc)
  • Cyber Security (BSc)
  • Information Technology (BSc)

Number of Bursaries: SITA will award bursaries to 25 students across various provinces in South Africa.

  • Eastern Cape: 3 bursaries
  • Free State: 3 bursaries
  • Gauteng: 2 bursaries
  • KwaZulu-Natal: 3 bursaries
  • Limpopo: 3 bursaries
  • Mpumalanga: 3 bursaries
  • North West: 3 bursaries
  • Northern Cape: 3 bursaries
  • Western Cape: 2 bursaries

Expenses Covered: The bursary covers tuition fees, prescribed study materials, accommodation, meals, allowances, and work-integrated learning (where applicable).

Terms: SITA is an Employment Equity Provider, and the bursary will be awarded based on the company’s Equity Plan. The decision on bursary awards rests with SITA, and the organization reserves the right not to award the bursary.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric in 2023
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Matric
  • Intending to study full-time towards a Degree (NQF level 7) in 2024
  • Accepted/registered for studies at a recognized and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Not receiving any other bursary funding
  • Students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online at: SITA Bursary Application 2024

Closing Date: 16 February 2024. (Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted.)

Note: Only successful candidates and their relevant tertiary institutions will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit additional documentation.

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