Telkom Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – TELKOM

Telkom SA SOC Ltd., founded in the year 1991, is a South African leading wireline and wireless telecommunications provider, with operations in over 38 countries throughout Africa. The company is semi-private and 39% state-owned.

Telkom provides services to private individuals and businesses, including cellphone & devices; prepaid voice & data; phones & modems; landlines; mobile contracts; internet access; LTE and fibre.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

Students are are currently studying or intend on studying in one of the following tertiary institutions and fields of study are welcome to apply:
University students:

B Electronic Engineering
B Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
BSc Electronic Engineering
BSc Electrical Engineering(Light Current)
BSc Computer Engineering
BSc Computer Science
BSc Information Technology
Technikon students:

ND Computer Systems Engineering
ND Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
ND Information Technology (Technical)
Technical College students:

National N Diploma Electrical Engineering (Light Current)

The bursary will cover the cost of tuition, accommodation, prescribed books and a living allowance. Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Telkom for the duration equal to their bursary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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
Proven financial need
Completed Matric
Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
Students must also satisfy the following criteria based on their tertiary institution of choice:
University students:

Achieved a minimum of 60% or “C” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects
Technikon students:

Achieved a minimum of 50% or “D” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects
Technical College students:

Achieved a minimum of 50% or “D” symbol for English, Mathematics and Science in Matric
Current tertiary students: achieved a minimum average of 60% and no failed subjects

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Application forms must be collected from a Telkom Centre for Learning closest to you. Forms are available from 1 March each year.

Download Application Form here

Telkom Centre for Learning & Organisational Capacity addresses:

Johannesburg: 14 Heronmere Road, Booysens, 2091
Pretoria: 1039 Old Kempton Park/Pretoria Road, Olifantsfontein, 1665
Bloemfontein: 11 East Burger Street, 9301
Cape Town: 8 Bosmansdam Road, Milnerton, 7441
Port Elizabeth: Corner 16th Avenue and Main Road, Walmer, 6065
Durban: 4 Oliver Lea Drive, Rossburgh, 4075

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

ID document (certified copy of)
Matric certificate (certified copy of)
Tertiary academic record, if currently in University (certified copy of)
Applications must then be delivered back to the Telkom Centre for Learning where you collected the application form.

CLOSING DATE
31 July annually.
(Applications open on 1 March each year)
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Telkom directly:
Telkom Graduate Development Schemes
Tel: 0860 77 66 55

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