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Khulisa Academy – Bursaries 2022 / 2023

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Khulisa Academy: Bursaries 2022 / 2023

Khulisa Academy is inviting students to apply for the 2 year comprehensive training program/ bursary, for studies in High Performance Computing (HPC).

HPC refers to aggregating computing power to receive a higher performance than an average desktop computer or workstation. This is done to solve large problems pertaining to engineering, science, or business.

Candidates will be required to complete a mandatory psychometrics test to confirm their aptitude for an IT-related career and attitude, before being selected for the programme.


  • You must be a South African citizen (by birth)
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Physical Science, Pure Mathematics, English, and IT-related courses
  • You must be 18 to 24 years old
  • You must be 18 to 30 years old (if living with a disability)
  • You must be interested in High-Performance Computing or IT
  • You must intend on studying at Khulisa Academy in Johannesburg
  • You must be an Employment Equity (EE) candidate (preference will be given to female candidates)
  • You must NOT be employed (part-time or full-time)
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other scholarship or bursary award from another company
  • You must have completed Matric with a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics, Physical Science, English, and IT-related courses
  • OR
  • You must have completed a valid and recognised IT Diploma or University Degree or be in your final year of study
  • You must have English as a second language
  • You must be able to work under pressure
  • You must have good interpersonal skills
  • You must be self-motivated

How to Apply

Download Bursary Application Form

Submit the following documents along with your completed application form:

  • ID document or Passport (certified copy)
  • Recent ID photograph
  • Latest exam results (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcript (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed (certified copy)
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter: stating why you should be awarded the bursary (including details about: your biggest passion, your strengths and weaknesses, as well as achievements)
  • 2 contactable references who can recommend you (not family members)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income: if employed – latest payslips with gross income and all other benefits
  • Parents or guardians proof of income: if working in the informal sector – sworn affidavit stating the estimated gross monthly income
  • Parents or guardians proof of income: if self-employed – audited financial statement
  • Parents or guardians proof of income: if unemployed – sworn affidavit signed by parents/ guardians before a commissioner of oaths
  • Parents or guardians proof of income: if pensioners – pension slip (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians divorce decree and details of any maintenance payments, if divorced
  • Parents or guardians death certificate, if deceased

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: applications@khulisaacademy.co.za (Insert the words “Khulisa Academy Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

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