There are a great number of bursaries offered in this field of study to talented candidates. There is a great need for qualified skilled professionals in all fields within South Africa. Bursaries are offered to candidates that are in need of financial assistance to complete their qualifications and become an active member of society.
The companies offering bursaries for these fields of study are many therefore the possibilities are limitless. Here you can find some of these fields by having a look at the following bursary programs:
- Denel Dynamics
- First National Bank FNB
- Department of Education
- First Rand laurie Dippenaar Scholarship
- National Treasury
- Rhodes trust
- Young Leaders
Here are some of the most commonly found study fields in computer science to consider:
- Information Systems – BSc IS
- Informatics – BCom-IT
- Computer Science – BSc IT
- Nano Technology & Science
- Computer Engineering
- Information Technology
- Computer Engineering
- Software Engineering
These fields of study have so much to offer, but for a candidate to qualify the following criteria will have to be met.
- Are you a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card?
- Can you prove the need for financial assistance?
- Do you have outstanding academic records?
- Do you have leadership skill with a desire to learn?
IT or Computer Science has so many possibilities and lucrative work opportunities will be available within South Africa and also international. Many of the companies that do offer bursaries require candidates to work for a period after completion of studies for the company. Candidates should enquire about this before accepting a bursary.
The opportunity to start one’s own business is also possible with these fields of study if there is sufficient funding. Develop your future and build a brighter better tomorrow by becoming a productive part of society. There is a drastic shortage of skilled workers in all fields of study and if you love numbers, science and computers then this might be a great option to consider.
Computer science if a fascinating field and the bursaries available have many perks to offer. If you know this is what you are interested in and dedicated to improving your future then look at what these companies has to offer and make your application. Only you can decide where you will be in ten years’ time.