Takealot contributes to skills development in the Information Technology, Computer Science and Computer Engineering sector through funding bursaries for deserving candidates who are South African citizens studying at public South African institutions towards relevant degree programmes.
Takealot simultaneously wants to create a talent pipeline of developers to enter our graduate development programme. Our bursaries therefore come with a work back obligation and vacation work.
The main criteria used in the selection of successful applicants are academic potential and motivation for a career with Takealot.
Bursary fields covered
Takealot will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:
- Computer Science
- Computer Engineering
- Information Technology
- Information Systems
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
More about bursary coverage value & service contract
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, stationery, accommodation in residence or equivalent private accommodation, meals, transport (a maximum of 4 bus trips home per year) and a a personal computer.
Students are required to undertake vacation work at Takealot during holidays and must work at the company once they have graduated.
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
- Completed Matric
- Strong academic potential
- Studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying at a recognised public University within South Africa
- In your final year of undergraduate studies OR Honours year of study
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in your most recent exams
- Willing and able to work at Takealot during holidays and once graduated
Takealot’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa. Our company is built around the simple concept that the customer comes first.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people to join us. We offer a great working environment with even cooler people and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you’re up for a challenge and want to build something great.
Closing date: 30 September 2019.
How to apply
Click Here To Apply For Takealot Bursary Opportunity 2019 / 2020