The Cisco Charitable Foundation Trust South Africa Bursary Programme

The Cisco Charitable Foundation Trust

South Africa Bursary Programme

The Cisco Charitable Foundation Trust South Africa opens call for applicants for bursary programme.

As Nelson Mandela once said, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world’. The Cisco Charitable Foundation Trust South Africa hopes to do just that with its new bursary programme for 2021.

As an organisation committed to developing the skills of South Africa’s youth, as well as aligning to our country’s transformation efforts, the Cisco Charitable Foundation Trust has started a bursary programme aimed at furthering IT education opportunities for South African beneficiaries. Successful applicants must be able to show good academic results, as well as financial need.

Who can apply

• Students in second to fourth year in 2021 who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Technology (the fourth year includes students in B Tech – NQF level 7 – and Honours programmes – NQF level 8)
• Students accepted or registered to study in private or public institutions that are registered with the Department of Education.
• South African Citizens
• Preference will be given to equity students

Closing date

  • Application Season: 01 April to 30 October.
  • Please carefully read the instructions on our Bursary Applications page before beginning your application.
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StudyTrust is an educational trust and public benefit organisation, that connects learners with potential to their study opportunities.

We administer bursaries and scholarships, provide mentoring and support to help tertiary students thrive academically and personally.


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