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Vodacom Bursary South Africa 2023

Vodacom Bursary South Africa 2023, read full Application Process and Requirements below.



We are pleased to inform you about  Vodacom Bursary South Africa Incorporated Bursary South Africa 2023.


Vodacom Group Limited (Vodacom), founded in 1994, is a South African mobile communications company that provides data; voice; messaging, and converged services to its more than 50 million customers. Previously owned by Telkom and Vodafone (who each held a 50% shares), in 2008 Vodafone increased its stake in the company to 65%, while Telkom declared to list their remaining shares on the JSE. In fact, Vodacom is South Africa’s top cellular network with around 58% of the countries market share.

The company now operates not only in South Africa but also has networks in Lesotho; Mozambique; Tanzania and the DRC, as well as providing services to customers in more than 40 countries in Africa, including Zambia; Nigeria; Angola; Ghana; Kenya; Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire.

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The Vodacom Foundation will be awarding Merit bursaries for studies within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation (full cover for university accommodation or a capped amount for private accommodation), textbook allowance, laptop and a meal allowance.

Students will also receive the following benefits: full access to our ICAS services; orientation workshop for all new students; workplace exposure via the structured Vacation Work programme and work readiness skills training for final year students to prepare to enter the working world.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen (by birth)
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Achieve an exemption pass in Matric
  • Obtain a minimum result of 70% for all subjects in Matric
  • Obtain a minimum overall average of 65% if already studying at tertiary level
  • Studying OR intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Starting your 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd year of study in 2021
  • Studying OR intend on studying at a recognized University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Lack of funding and resources to pursue your studies



Download and complete the Vodacom Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation with your application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record/ transcript, if currently at tertiary (on official letterhead)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution


Applications must be submitted via email to externalbursaries@vodacom.co.za
(Insert the following words in your email subject line: “Full Name – Vodacom Bursary Application”).

All applicants will receive an email confirmation that their application was received – thereafter the Vodacom Resourcing Team will assess each application and provide feedback.


For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact Vodacom directly:
Email: externalbursars@vodacom.co.za
Tel: 011 653 5000 (Corporate Office)



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