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MultiChoice Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MULTICHOICE

MultiChoice, was formed the result of a split by M-Net, a pay television company in 1993. However, M-Net was formed by Naspers and several other South African media companies in 1986, so the history of the company dates back over 3 decades.

Today, MultiChoice is a internet and video entertainment company with a large viewer base in South Africa and throughout the rest of Africa. The company provides various packages for their range of viewers – some channels are sourced from other countries, while other channels are produced in South Africa

The companies brands include: M-Net; DStv; DStv Digital Media; DStv Media Sales; SuperSport; MWEB and GOtv.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The MultiChoice bursary programme was formed due to the companies strong belief in education and skill development of the youth.

Bursaries are awarded each year, to students within the following fields of study:

  • BSc Engineering (with Mechatronics)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Software Engineering

The bursary will cover the following expenses: most study fees, prescribed textbooks, meals, accommodation and a monthly stipend. Over and above these items, students will also be given the opportunity to work with MultiChoice during the mid-year holidays.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Currently studying full-time (2nd/ 3rd/ honours year of study) in one of the aforementioned fields
  • Achieved a minimum average of 65% for all subjects
  • *Preference will be granted to EE students

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet all of the above eligibility requirements, should apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Full tertiary academic record to date (certified copy of)
  • Curriculum Vitae

*documents must be combined into ONE attachment.
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: Manini.Molehe@multichoice.co.za
(Insert the words “MultiChoice Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CLOSING DATE:

2024 (2025 TBA).

(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact MultiChoice directly:
Contact Person: Manini Molehe
Email: Manini.molehe@multichoice.co.za