About SITA (State Information Technology Agency)
The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) in South Africa stands as a cornerstone in the nation’s digital landscape, playing a pivotal role in driving technological innovation and digital transformation across various sectors. Established to provide IT services to government departments and entities, SITA has evolved into a dynamic organization at the forefront of shaping the country’s digital future. With a mandate to leverage technology for the betterment of society, SITA spearheads initiatives to modernize government systems, enhance service delivery, and promote digital inclusion for all citizens.
SITA’s multifaceted approach encompasses a wide range of services, including IT infrastructure management, cybersecurity, software development, and digital strategy implementation. Through strategic partnerships with industry stakeholders and collaboration with government agencies, SITA continuously seeks to harness the power of technology to address societal challenges and drive economic growth. As a trusted advisor and enabler of digital transformation, SITA remains committed to leveraging technology as a catalyst for progress, innovation, and prosperity in South Africa.
About the SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries 2024
SITA (State Information Technology Agency) is offering candidates bursary programmes to help them achieve academic success in four different, credible study fields. The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries program embraces diversity and inclusivity, welcoming individuals from varied backgrounds. As a recipient, you will receive comprehensive support to pursue your academic aspirations. If you demonstrate exceptional academic performance and possess valuable attributes as a student, we enthusiastically encourage you to seize this opportunity.
Their bursary program aims to foster an environment where all individuals, regardless of their background, can thrive academically and professionally. Through financial assistance and mentorship, we aim to empower deserving students to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to the field of information technology. They believe that diversity strengthens our program and enriches the learning experience for all participants.
The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries are available for the fields below:
- Cyber Security (BSc)
- Computer Science (BSc)
- Information Technology (BSc)
- Computer Science and Informatics and Artificial Intelligence (BSc)
The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries are available in the locations below:
- X3 KwaZulu-Natal
- X3 Eastern Cape
- X3 Limpopo
- X3 Northern Cape
- X2 Gauteng
- X3 Mpumalanga
- X3 Free State
- X2 Western Cape
- X3 North West
The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries offers candidates financial assistance to cover tuition expenses, relevant study materials, accommodation costs, daily meals, allowances, and any relevant work integrated learning costs.
To begin, ensure you acquaint yourself with the eligibility standards for the SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries. Each of these criteria plays a crucial role in determining your suitability as a candidate. If you wish to verify your qualifications, please consult the list of qualifying prerequisites provided below. Ideally, to maximize your chances of success, strive to meet all the requirements outlined in the following list.
The SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- South African citizenship is required.
- Matriculation must have been completed in 2023.
- A minimum overall average of 70% in Matric is necessary.
- Full-time enrollment in a Degree program (NQF Level 7) in one of the specified fields of study in 2024 is expected.
- Acceptance/registration for studies at a recognized and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa is mandatory.
- No other bursary funding should be received.
- Students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds are urged to apply.
Apply online: SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries 2024.
It is advisable to utilize Google Chrome to access the specified website mentioned above for seamless browsing.
Please complete the application form by entering your most pertinent information into the designated fields. Ensure that all personal details provided are accurate and align with your current circumstances.
Candidates will also need to submit the documents below:
- A certified copy of your Identity Document
- A certified copy of your Matric CErtificate/Statement of Results
- An official letter of acceptance from your tertiary institution (on letterhead)
- An updated Curriculum Vitae.
Your submitted information will undergo thorough review by the entire selection committee, including yourself. Therefore, it is crucial to double-check for any inaccuracies or false information. Providing misleading information may jeopardize your application.
By submitting your application, you are granting permission to the selection committee to utilize your personal information for registration purposes.
Applications will undergo further scrutiny and verification processes to confirm the authenticity of applicants. Individuals found to have misrepresented any information on their application will be disqualified from the registration period.
Candidates are required to submit their applications through the designated portal mentioned above. Submissions through alternative methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.
Applications for the SITA (State Information Technology Agency) Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 16 February 2024.
Ensure that you promptly submit your applications to maximize your chances of securing a place during the registration phase. Early submission not only helps secure your spot but also mitigates the risk of encountering unforeseen issues, such as high Internet traffic or missing documents, at the last minute.
It is imperative to submit applications for the program before the specified closing date. Late submissions will not be entertained by the selection committee and will result in disqualification from the program.
During the recruitment period, SITA (State Information Technology Agency) retains sole discretion in appointing candidates. Final decisions made by the selection committee are conclusive and binding.