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MultiChoice Bursary Scheme open for 2024 intake, enables over 200 South African students to advance their studies

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MultiChoice Bursary Scheme open for 2024 intake, enables over 200 South African students to advance their studies

MultiChoice Bursary Scheme

The MultiChoice Bursary Scheme is officially open and over 200 students can advance their studies through the scheme valued at R32 million.

The Scheme is open to students in all years of study, including students who have enrolled for their first post-graduate degree that is focused on the STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), particularly:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering
  • Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
  • Information Technology (AI and Robotics)
  • Data and Information Science
  • Digital Media Technologies

Designed to not only provide financial assistance to students who demonstrate academic excellence, the MultiChoice bursary scheme also aims to uplift and empower students to have access to quality education by covering tuition fees including registration, accommodation as well as an annual living allowance.

Each year, the cost of studying at one of South Africa’s universities becomes more and more expensive, add the increasing cost of living and its obvious why students across the country looking to complete their studies comfortably should apply for the Scheme right away.

“Education is critical, and MultiChoice recognises that this Bursary Scheme as a crucial step in promoting and developing young talent and assisting students in making their dreams and aspirations a reality. As a result, MultiChoice encourages eligible students to apply and grasp this opportunity to reach their full potential,” says Tshepiso Malatjie, Chief People Officer at  MultiChoice Group.

South African students who are registered at a South African Institution of Higher Learning and are full-time students between quantile one to quantile three schools in all years of study up to NQF 9. Those who meet the requirements as indicated on the application form qualify to apply for the 2024 MultiChoice bursary scheme.

An external bursary management entity (Skills 123) has been procured to support with the facilitation of the bursary administration. This bursary management provider has partnered with youth marketing specialists, Student Village, who have a wide reach across different campuses countrywide.

Applications close on 27 January 2024. Click here to register.

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