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Women in IT Bursary South Africa 



Women in IT is made up of a bursary and mentorship programme, with the aim of helping women in the Information Technology field to develop their skills within the industry.

The organisation was established in 2005 and has since helped 14 young women to complete their studies.

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The bursary value is R20 000 to R30 000, depending on the number of subjects students require for the year of study. Funding will help students with tuition fees, textbooks and everyday living expenses.

Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview with the bursary panel (during November) and winners will be announced before the end of November.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Female student,
  • Studying full-time towards an ICT-related degree qualification,
  • Will be in her final year of study in the upcoming year (year of the bursary award),
  • Not currently employed,
  • In financial need,
  • Determined to success and make an impact on the IT industry.



Students must applying by sending a motivational email (explaining why they think they are worthy of receiving the bursary), to:

The motivation must be around 500 words and should include details about career goals and instances where they have used their knowledge and skills that would ensure their success in the IT field.

The following information should accompany the motivation:

  • Your full name,
  • Your date of birth,
  • Your ID number,
  • Your contact numbers (mobile and home),
  • Your email address,
  • Details of professional and academic history and experience,
  • Two references: their names, titles, positions, relationships with the you and their contact details.



30 October


For any bursary queries, please contact:
Fizz Marketing
Tel: 011 702 8241

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