What is the early career bursary for Vodacom?

Vodacom offers an Early Career Bursary program to support students who are pursuing their studies in specific fields. This is an academic Merit Bursary open to fulltime first-year, second-year or third-year students intending to study or are studying towards Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics fields but may lack necessary resources to study further. Here is a general overview of what the program may entail:

  1. Purpose: The Early Career Bursary program aims to provide financial assistance to talented and deserving students to help them pursue their studies in fields that are relevant to Vodacom’s business needs.
  2. Eligibility: The bursary program is typically available to South African citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled or have been accepted for full-time studies at a recognized South African university or college. Eligibility criteria may vary, and it’s important to refer to the official program information for specific requirements.
  3. Fields of Study: The Early Career Bursary program typically focuses on specific fields of study that are aligned with Vodacom’s business interests, such as engineering (electrical, electronic, or telecommunications), computer science, information technology, marketing, finance, or related disciplines. The available fields may be subject to change, and it’s essential to refer to the program details for the most accurate and updated information.
  4. Financial Coverage: The bursary program usually covers a portion or the full cost of tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, and other related expenses. The specific financial coverage may depend on the program’s terms and conditions.
  5. Work Commitment: In some cases, recipients of the Early Career Bursary may be required to complete a work-back obligation with Vodacom. This means that after completing their studies, they may need to work for Vodacom for a specific period as part of their bursary agreement. The details of any work commitment or contractual obligations should be clarified in the bursary program guidelines.

It’s important to note that the details of the Early Career Bursary program can change, and the availability of the program may vary from year to year. Therefore, it’s advisable to visit the official Vodacom website or directly contact the company’s HR or recruitment department for the most accurate and updated information about the Early Career Bursary program and its current offerings.

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