Apply for Amazon Bursaries 2025

Apply for Amazon Bursaries 2025

Amazon invites South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2025.

Bursary application closing date: 30 September 2024

StudyTrust, on behalf of Amazon, invites current undergraduate students who will in 2025 be entering into their final year of a three-year degree OR the third year of a four-year degree, to apply for this bursary. Applicants should intend to continue studying for an Honours degree in 2026 (after completing the internship) and have a keen interest in Amazon and software development engineering.

Fields of study:

Must be studying any of the following:

  • Computer Science,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Software Engineering,
  • Information Technology,
  • Information Systems.


Please ensure you meet the following eligibility criteria before submitting your application:

  • Must be studying any of the above mentioned fields of study
  • Must be in 3rd year of either a three-year or four-year undergraduate degree programme in 2025. 
  • Students in a three-year degree programme must be committed to return to education to complete an Honours degree in 2026.
  • South African universities only.
  • Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.
  • Current students who are consistently obtaining an average of 65% and above.
  • Applicants must display a clear motivation for Amazon and the field of software development engineering
  • Applicants must be available to be assessed for a full-time permanent role at AWS that will start upon completion of their studies.

What the Bursary covers:

The Amazon Bursary will cover the costs of the following:

  • Tuition
  • Residence/private accommodation
  • Subsistence
  • Stationery and books
  • A personal computer
  • Transport


  • Successful applicants must complete an internship (during summer vacation), and participate in training opportunities at Amazon.
    Successful applicants must commit to accepting a full-time permanent role if an offer is extended following the internship assessment.
  • Full-time roles start after completion of studies and applicants must commit to working in their full-time role for the equivalent number of years funded.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at: Amazon Bursary Application 2025

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