IDC Bursaries

By | May 24, 2013

IDC Bursaries 2017 – 2018

Established in 1940, we are a national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development. We are owned by the South African government under the supervision of the
Economic Development ministry.

IDC Bursaries Offered

Fields of study in which bursaries are awarded have to be directly related to industry, and will only include the following:

IDC Engineering Bursaries

  • BSc Industrial
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Mining
  • Metallurgy
  • Civil
  • Analytical Chemistry and Geology. (Technikon level leading to B. Tech)

Applied Commercial Bursaries

  • Bcom (Accountancy CA)
  • Bcom Financial Mathematics
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Investment Management
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Science and Logistics

IDC Bursary Application Eligibility

South African citizens residing in the Republic of South Africa and who qualify for admission to a University or Technikon. If you have already passed one or more years at a University or Technikon and are not studying with the aid of an employer or bursary, you are welcome to apply. Technikon or University students who have already successfully completed one or more years will be considered on their Grade 12 and most recent academic results.

Bursary Application Dates

In order to see IDC bursaries information, application date and directions of how to apply please visit the Independent Development Corporation. Students are always encouraged to apply before the closing date in order to be considered.


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