IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries 2024: Welcome People with Disabilities

About the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation)
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is a South African establishment that was formed in 1940. Under the supervsion of the South African government, the corporation was founded via the Act of Parliament. The IDC’s goals are connected with the national policy direction as outlined in the National Development Plan (NDP), Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP), and industry Master Plans.

The corporation’s mandate is to maximize their development impact through job-rich industrialisation while also contributing to an inclusive economy by, among other things, funding black-owned and empowered companies, black industrialists, women-owned and empowered enterprises, and youth-owned and empowered enterprises, among other initiatives.

About the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries 2024
IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) is offering financial assistance for bright-minded South African students planning to continue full-time studies. The IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries is an all-inclusive programme that welcomes people of all different backgrounds. As an awardee, you will be provided with the necessary support to chase after your academic qualification. If you display exemplary academic scores and valuable qualities as a student, you are more than encouraged to give this opportunity a shot.

The IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries is available for the fields of:

  • Civil
  • Mine Survey
  • Electrical
  • Mining
  • Geology (University of Technology leading to B-Tech)
  • BSc Industrial
  • Chemical
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Electronic
  • Financial Engineering
  • Mechanical

Bachelor of Law:

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law
  • BCom Law (Commercial Law)

Applied Commercial Sciences:

  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Mathematics
  • Financial Engineering
  • BCom Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Science
  • BCom (Accountancy CA)
  • Statistics
  • Investment Management
  • Economics
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Econometrics

Awardees of the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries will be entitled to a series of coverage that extends to several costs, such as tuition expenses, prescribed study materials, accommodation costs, daily meals, a laptop, and an allowance.

The bursary is only available for 1 academic year. If you wish to renew your bursary, you will need to send in a progress report to show your current academic progress.

Please be kindly informed that recipients will need to work for the IDC for a certain amount of time that is required to pursue the bursary.

Eligibility Criteria
Make sure to send in your application as soon as possible. But first and foremost, you must review the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries’ qualifying requirements. These factors will decide whether or not you would be a good candidate. If you’d like to double-check your credentials, please see the qualifying requirements listed below. If you want to increase your chances of success, it’s best if you can fulfill everything on the following list.

The IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognised as a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently residing in South Africa
  • Between 16-25 years of age
  • Has finished their Matric qualification or currently pursuing their Matric qualification
  • Currently pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time study in one of the fields mentioned above
  • Currently pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time study in a University/University of
  • Technology/TVET College in South Africa
  • Obtained at least a B symbol or a minimum 75% average aggregate score for Matric student, and 65% for Tertiary student
  • Has passed all the study courses they are pursuing
  • Is not receiving any other forms of funding from other programmes or employers
  • Has proven need for immediate financial assistance
  • People with disabilities are welcome to register
  • Preferences are offered to candidates who are currently living within rural communities.

Application Instructions
Apply online: IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries 2023.

It is advised that you use Google Chrome as your web browser in order to access the aforementioned web address (see above).

For the purpose of submitting their applications, candidates are needed to create an account on the application site. It will be necessary to log into this account for the length of the registration procedure.

The selection committee will use the information you provide to register you for the event. By submitting your applications, you are giving the committee permission to use your personal information for this reason.

It is necessary for candidates to submit their applications via the website listed above. Attempts to submit documents by other methods, such as by hand delivery or fax, will be denied by the committee evaluating the application.

Closing Date
Applications for the IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 30 September 2023.

Be sure to send in your applications as soon as possible. An early submission can help you guarantee a spot during the registration period. Plus, it prevents any unwanted last-minute incidents, like sudden heavy Internet traffic or missing documents.

Applications for the programme must be submitted before the closing date. Late applications will not be tolerated by the selection committee, and these kinds of submissions will be disqualified by the programme.

IDC (Industrial Development Corporation) holds all rights to appoint anyone during the recruitment period. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.


  1. I’m interested for bursary and I will make sure that I do my school to get what i want in life. I’m will make sure that my sponsors proud of my results and get what they need.

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