AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries 2022: Looking for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Applicants

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About AWS (Amazon Web Services)
Amazon Web Services, or simply referred to as AWS, is a department under Amazon that is responsible for providing IT infrastructure services to businesses all over the world. Mainly focusing on web services, AWS, has been into cloud computing technology as it reduces the need for heavier infrastructure. With cost-friendly options and scalable solutions to meet our business models, AWS has been assisting companies to help them get started with their digital footprint.

About the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries 2022
Amazon Web Services is providing extensive financial assistance to South African students in the form of full-expenses paid bursaries for undergraduate degrees. The AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries is a funding initiative started by Amazon to support those who are pursuing their education in the fields of Business Science, Computer Science, Business Science, Information Technology, and Engineering.

The purpose behind this bursary to is provide the necessary assistance to people who are dealing with the technology department. Bursaries are awarded based on the academic achievements of each candidates and their proven need for immediate financial assistance. Please be kindly informed that consideration will also be offered to students who are undergoing a disability.

Eligibility Criteria
Before you can register for the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries, you will need to meet the eligibility criteria that comes with this programme. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to become a successful candidates during the bursary registration. To guarantee a successful application, all you have to do is fulfill the requirements that come with the selection process. Failure to do so might cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications.

The AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements

  • Officially recognised as a citizen of South Africa
  • Displays impressive potential in the fields of academics and leadership
  • Obtained at least 75% average aggregate score for the subjects of Mathematics and English in their Matric certificate
  • Has an overall average aggregate score of 65% in their tertiary education.

2. Academic Qualifications
A. Undergraduate Degrees (First-Final year students)

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Commerce (specialising in Accounting and Finance),
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science/Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering

B. Postgraduate Degrees (Honours and Masters Degrees)

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science/Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Commerce (specialising in Accounting and Finance)

Application Instructions
Apply online: AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries 2022.

To sign up for the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries, candidates will first need to create a Xhuma account to get started. This account is useful towards your entire application journey.

Once you have your account set up, please put in your personal information and attach the following documents:

  • Your Identity Document/Passport/Birth Certificate
  • All of your relevant academic results slips (up to date)
  • Legitimate proof of address from your guardian or parent
  • Proof of income from your household (if you have unemployed parents, please provide an affidavit).

All these documents should be uploaded onto the portal. Failure to provide everything might get you kicked out of registrations.

After putting in everything into your applications, please select your funders. Make sure that the personal information you have provided in the beginning is accurate, as it will be read by your potential funders.

Once all that’s done, all you have to do is wait for your results.

Closing Date
Applications for the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 30 September 2021 at 12:00.

Late applications will not be accepted by the selection committee under any circumstances. Submissions that are received after the closing date will not be recognized during the time of registration.

It is recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible after learning of their selection. You will have more time to fully examine the substance of your applications as a result of this arrangement. Please begin preparing your applications as soon as you get the opportunity.

When it comes to making appointments or not, AWS (Amazon Web Services) retains the right to do so at any stage in the recruiting process. The selecting committee’s judgments are final and binding on all parties involved.

Committee Details
Are you stuck with your AWS (Amazon Web Services) Bursaries registration? Not to fret! All you have to do is reach out to the contact person through the email address provided below:
Email address: [email protected].



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