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BBD Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

BBD Bursary South Africa

Application is now open for all students that want to apply for the BBD Bursary South Africa. You will find the procedure on the bursary application in this post.

The BBD Bursary is for students that want to study and pursue a career in the software development field. The bursary will consider financial need and academic merit of applicants during the selection of the correct candidate.

BBD Bursary South Africa

In 1984, three developers; Tom Budge, Sandra Barone and Ralf Dominick formed BBD. The company provide services in systems integration, user experience design, mobile app services, IT & development consulting, software development, and maintenance and support.

BBD has a research and development team that provides guidance, update and insight on the latest technology tools, framework and trends. It has been a leading software development and application design company for more than 30 years now. BBD work for insurance firms, telecommunication companies, banks and government institute. Some of the firm to clients are Old Mutual, Alexander Forbes, Absa, Standard Bank, Nedbank, African Bank, Discovery, Momentum, MultiChoice, Vodacom and Liberty.

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The company has 700 staff members in the following fields; application design, software engineer, system architect, tech-trend enthusiasts and digital strategist. It has its headquarter in Johannesburg and other offices are in Pretoria, Cape Town, Bulgaria and India.


The bursary is going to select candidates in the following IT-related degrees (BCom/ BEng/ BIS/ BSc, at Bachelors/ Honours/ Masters/ Doctorate level):

  • Computer and Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology


The bursary is going to take care of students university tuition fees and provide a monthly allowance for living expenses and incidentals.

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Also, recipients will receive mentorship and exposure to project work. After graduation, recipients will take up permanent employment at BBD.


The beneficiary of this scholarship will be selected based on the following criteria ( applicants must meet all the requirements)

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying an IT degree qualification in one of the above fields of study (Bachelors, Honours, Masters or Doctorate)
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised University in South Africa
  • Must achieve a minimum overall average of 70%
  • Passionate about creating and building software
  • Good written and verbal communication skill
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The application is done online at https://bbd.co.za/bbd-careers-2019/details.html?jobId=73273&jobTitle=Bursary%20Programme%202020
(Ref number: BBD00397)

You can also apply using this link: https://bbd.co.za/programmes/

Together with the online application form, applicants must submit a certified copy of the following documents to be eligible for the bursary. All the required documents must be submitted.

  • ID document
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Matric certificate
  • Latest university transcripts, for tertiary applicants


The closing date for the bursary is 5th of November 2020. Any application submitted after the closing date will not be eligible for consideration.


For any queries contact BBD directly on any of the following:
Tel: 011 532 8300
Email: [email protected]

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