State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Bursaries 2024

State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Bursaries 2024/2025 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

State Information Technology Agency (SITA) invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 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.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online at: SITA Bursary Application 2024

Enter “” in the field asking how you heard about the SITA Bursary.

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

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

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