Gauteng Department of e-Government Bursary Programme 2024

Bursary Summary

The Gauteng Department of e-Government is offering financial study assistance (bursaries) to all South African students between the ages of 18 and 35 who are registered to study through a SAQA accredited Tertiary Education Institution for the 2024 Academic year.

Closing date: 09 February 2024

All Applicants must complete the attached Bursary Application Form and submit it with all required documents as listed on the form.

Criteria for selection

  • Bursaries are only offered to students whose place of residence is within the Gauteng Province.
  • Must have obtained admission to a South African public university or University of Technology for the Undergraduate Qualification you plan to study.
  • Applicants must have a proven financial need as determined by household income.

  • Must have obtained an average of 65% for the required subjects aligned to the qualification you plan to or registered to study, at the Institute respective of Higher Learning.

  • Preference shall be given to the below-listed qualifications and/or study programs;
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Geoinformatics
    • Data Science
    • Graphic Design
    • Informatics and Information Systems
    • Information Technology (IT)
    • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
    • Multimedia and Interactive Media
    • Software Engineering and Software Development
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What the Bursary Covers

The Bursary is grant is limited for the payment of;

  1. Tuition including registration, prescribed books and/or study materials
  2. All applications will be treated fairly on their individual merit, subject to budget availability.
  3. 10 Deserving Students will be awarded the Bursary.

How to Apply

Supporting Documents required for application:

  • A Certified copy of South African Identity Card
  • Most recent academic transcript detailed below:
    • Grade 12 Midyear Results if you are in MatricCurrent Academic Year results (2023) if you are in your first or second Academic Year at the University or University of Technology.
  • Evidence of total Income within Household, which could be presented utilising;

  • A copy of the latest pay slip(s) of employment not older than three months of
    guardian or parent(s),
    • Confirmation letter from SASSA, for those who are receiving income grants, or,
    • An affidavit confirming unemployment of guardian or parent(s).

NB the fees committed to in terms of this advert are only for 2024 Academic Year. Preference to be given to Applicants from Sedibeng, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane.

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Applications must be addressed to the Director Human Resource Management and
delivered at number 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown 2109.

Enquiries can be forward to:

  1. Refiloe Ntsoelikane – Refiloe.Ntsoelikane@gauteng.gov.za
  2. Fezisa Mfo – Fesiza.Mfo@gauteng.gov.za


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