2023 BBD Bursary And Beyond Programme

2023 BBD Bursary And Beyond Programme

BBD software development invites applicants to apply for Bursary Programme for the academic year 2023.

Bursary Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

About BBD software

BBD is a software development company that was started by Sandra Barone, Tom Budge, and Ralf Dominick in 1984. It has been a part of the IT industry for 3 decades and has successfully assisted major institutions like banks, insurance companies, government agencies, etc.

These three individuals together provided services like mobile app services, software development, user experience design, IT & development consulting, and maintenance and support.

BBD’s work culture is a classic combination of a friendly environment clubbed with high standards of professional attitude. It consists of experts and professionals who have deep knowledge and expertise to deliver world-class solutions.

About our Bursary Programme

If technology runs in your blood and you are passionate about software then the BBD bursary programme is for you. The BBD bursary programme is for all technology lovers who want to make a bright future for themselves.

One can apply for this bursary if they have been accepted to study BCom, BSc, BEng, or BIS degree or Honors, Masters, or Doctoral level in the following fields:

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

Under this bursary program, the following expenses are covered:

  • University tuition fees
  • Monthly allowance
  • Support and mentorship

Required Criteria

To qualify for the BBD bursary program, students are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria set by the organization. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements will disqualify the application request.

  • Students must be South African citizens
  • One must be in Matric or must have completed Matric
  • Students must have an inclination toward software development
  • Applicants must be studying or should have been accepted to study at a recognized South African University
  • Matric students must achieve a minimum overall average of 70%
  • Tertiary students must score a minimum average of 65%
  • Students must have been accepted to study in one of the fields mentioned by the organization (Bachelor’s, Honors, Master, or Doctorate)
  • Applicants must have a passion for developing and creating software

How To Apply For BBD Bursary 2022

Students who wish to apply for the bursary should fill out the BBD bursary application online. Aspiring bursars are also required to submit the documents as mentioned by the organization. The following are the documents:

  • Certified ID document of the student
  • Matric latest results / Matric certificate as applicable
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Acceptance letter from a Tertiary University on their letterhead
  • The latest academic transcripts on the institution’s letterhead
  • Students should also provide a link to their coding projects on GitHub or any similar platform
  • Additional Information:
  • Students receiving the bursary will be required to complete their study within the stipulated time frame
  • Every year students are required to spend one week attending the onsite workshop. Students can meet the other bursars and get to know the culture at BBD
  • During the Vac Weak workshop, students will participate in group projects and use the latest tech to create solutions.
  • Through the workshop, students will get hands-on practical exposure to several technologies and tools
  • Once bursars complete their graduation, they will get a chance to be a part of the BBD graduate program and work on real projects.

Contact Details

To get an answer to queries related to the bursary program, students can contact BBD at:

Email: hr@bbd.co.za/ info@bbdsoftware.com

Students can also get in touch with the organization through their Contact Form

Telephone: 011 532 8300

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