Vodacom: Bursaries 2025

Vodacom: Bursaries 2025

Vodacom invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2025 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 31 August 2024

Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate studies within STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics).

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, textbook allowance, meal allowance and accommodation in university residence or capped allowance for private accommodation.

Bursary recipients will also receive a laptop and cellphone, as well as the following benefits: orientation workshop for all new bursary students, workplace exposure via the structured Vacation Work programme, work readiness skill training for final year students to gain skills to enter the working world and full access to Wellness Programme (ICAS) services.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by no later than 15 December 2024. If you do not receive any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen by birth
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards an undergraduate qualification in one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be entering the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of full-time study in 2025
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must achieve an exemption pass in Matric and a minimum result of 70% for all subjects
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% at tertiary level, if currently studying (1st year or higher)
  • You must be in financial need


How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: Vodacom Bursary Application 2025

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 results and Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Fee statement, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of acceptance into a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of any other bursary awards currently held
  • A completed Parental Consent Form (for applicants under 18 years old)

After submitting an application, all candidates will receive a confirmation email from Vodacom. The Bursary Management team will carefully assess each application and provide feedback every step of the way!