BBD Bursary 2021

BBD Bursary 2021, Application and Closing Date.

BBD Bursary

About BBD

BBD was formed back in 1984 by only three software developers which grew to current 600 software developers, system architects, application designers, digital strategists and IT enthusiasts. The company has its main office in Johannesburg and can also be found in Pretoria and Cape Town as well as Bulgaria and India.


BBD offers software and application development services as well as maintenance and support, IT consulting, UX design and systems integration. The company provides solutions for insurance, banking, telecommunications, public sectors and other industries like media/entertainment and private security. BBD is recog


BBD Bursaries

BBD awards bursary programme for deserving IT students in selected fields of software development (Bachelors/ Honours/ Masters/ Doctorate levels) :

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

Applicants’ academic performance and financial capacity will be reviewed during the selection process.

The bursary will provide coverage of university tuition fees and a monthly allowance for living expenses and incidentals.

Over and above the financial award, students will receive mentorship and have exposure to project work. Once students have graduated, they will also be able to take up permanent employment at BBD.


Bursary Details: 

Considering a career in Software?

At BBD we are committed to providing opportunities for students and professionals looking to make a difference and work on exciting projects that vary from day to day.

The projects that we design and implement have a tangible effect on people from all walks of life, and so we ask for nothing less but total dedication, absolute professionalism and unbridled enthusiasm (bordering on the manic) from our new recruits.

BBD invites students wishing to register or continue their university studies in BSc/ BEng/ BCom/ BIS majoring in Computer Science, Computer & Software Engineering, Information Technology, Informatics at Bachelors/ Honours/ Masters/ Doctorate level to apply.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • A South African citizen
  • Studying or preparing to study towards a DEGREE in IT at a recognised South African University? (Computer Science, Computer & Software Engineering, Information Technology, Informatics)
  • Have a minimum overall academic average of 70%
  • Have a passionate about creating and building software
  • Skilled in terms of written & verbal communication

Bursary Inclusion: 

These include tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation and meals, and a monthly allowance for food…. Or computer games.

How to Apply:

• Your updated CV
• Copy of your ID
• Copy of your latest transcripts, your Matric certificate or latest results


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