Dell SA Development Fund (DDF) Bursary South Africa 2022

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Dell SA Development Fund (DDF) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DELL SA DEVELOPMENT FUND (DDF)

The Dell SA Development Fund (DDF) was formed with the goal of providing access to technology and education and thereby improving social conditions in South Africa. The Dell Development Fund aims to help provide South African youth with access to technology and the opportunity to gain practical experience and knowledge.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Dell South Africa is inviting students to apply for the Dell SA Development Fund (DDF) bursary, for the 2021 academic year. South African students who have completed Matric and are interested in furthering their studies at UWC, NMU, DUT, or TUT should apply.

Students pursuing studies in these fields will be given preference:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following study-related expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, book fees, residence (on or off campus), meals or daily food allowance, traveling costs if living off-campus, and any other study-related expenses.

Once bursary recipients have graduated, they may be required to partake in the Dell South Africa internship program. Bursary recipients will be required to sign a contractual agreement with Dell.

Please note that only students who have been shortlisted for the bursary will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback, please accept that your application was not successful.

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):

  • Must be a South Africa citizen
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must have been accepted to study towards an undergraduate qualification, within one of the aforementioned fields
  • Must have been accepted to study at one of the following tertiary institutions in South Africa: University of the Western Cape, Nelson Mandela University, Durban University of Technology or Tshwane University of Technology
  • Must NOT hold any other bursary awards/ scholarships/ sponsorships from another company, for the 2021 academic year
  • Must have a total household income of no more than R450 000 per annum
  • Must be willing to take part in the Dell internship program after graduation

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the eligibility criteria can obtain a copy of the application form from the financial aid office at: the University of the Western Cape, Nelson Mandela University, Durban University of Technology or Tshwane University of Technology.

Completed application forms and supporting documents must then be returned to the financial aid office.

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):

  • South African ID document or Passport (certified copy)
  • Recent ID photograph of yourself (to be attached to the application form)
  • Most recent examination results (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if available (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to the tertiary institution
  • Breakdown of the following expenses: registration fee, tuition fees for your selected course, book fees, residence fees or self-catering accommodation fees, meals or daily food allowance if residing in self-catering accommodation, traveling costs if staying off-campus and any other study-related expenses (please ensure that these amounts are correct as these will be the amounts paid if the bursary is awarded)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (recent payslips with full income and other benefits, if employed/ signed sworn affidavit before a commissioner of oaths, if unemployed/ pension slip: certified copy, if receiving pension/ audited financial statement or sworn affidavit stating gross monthly income, if self-employed or an informal sector worker)
  • Parents or guardians death certificate, if deceased (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians divorce decree and details of any maintenance payments, if divorced and paying maintenance
  • 2 contactable references who can recommend you (not family members)
  • Motivational letter (describing yourself, why you should be awarded the bursary and why you chose your field of study

Please note:
1) Faxed and emailed applications will NOT be accepted.
2) All supporting documents must be attached to the back of the completed application form.

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Dell Team directly:
Contact Person: Muller, Clerrene
Email: [email protected]

Please do NOT contact the Dell Team if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/

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