About SAGE South Africa
Sage South Africa, or formerly known as Softline, which is part of The Sage Group, is a South-African software company that provides business software, services and support to small and medium-sized businesses.
Sage South Africa supports and encourages continuous studying for youth as part of skills development and empowerment. Sage provides previously disadvantaged youth and youth living with disability financial support to further their studies through registered public universities with the aim to empower them and support greater success and throughput.
SAGE South Africa Bursary 2021 – 2022
The company constantly strives to provide an opportunity for talents to join its graduate development program.
SAGE is granting bursaries to support South African citizens in their pursuit of degrees in the following fields of study:
The bursary covers the entire tuition expenses, residence or private accommodation, subsistence, transportation expenses (a minimum of four home trip allowances at the cost of a bus ticket per year), and a personal computer (only applies to beneficiaries who don’t have one).
SAGE Bursary 2022 Requirements and Eligibility
The main criteria that will be used in selecting the applicants who will be granted a bursary are those with strong academic potential and motivation for a career at SAGE. In addition, applicants must satisfy the following qualifications prior to applying:
Undergraduate Degree programmes:
- Computer Science / Engineering and Information Technology,
- Bachelor of Commerce (specialising in Accounting and Finance).
Year level: first to final year students.
People with Disability
Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in all study Programmes.
• Current Gr 12 learners with Mathematics and Physical Science marks of 75% and above.
• Current university students who are consistently obtaining an average of 65% and above.
- Applicants must be South African Citizens;
- Previously disadvantaged Individual (PDI);
- Applicants must have applied for, and been admitted into, a public higher education institution;
- Applicant’s family income should be from R350 000 to R500 000 per annum; assuming that those below this bracket are covered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Students who are below this bracket and meet the criteria but have not been covered by NSFAS will also be considered;
- The field of study should be IT, Accounting and Computer Sciences; an exception will be made for people living with disabilities to include all other fields of studies;
- Current pass rate should be 65% and over, an exception will be made for people living with disabilities for a lower rate but not below the expected pass rate; and
- The fund will cover current fees or historical debts.
How to Apply and Application Details
All applications must be done online at StudyTrust
Applicants will be required to sign up and create an account prior to logging in and applying.
Submit the completed application form along with the following documentations:
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
- A motivational letter that indicates why you should be selected to receive a bursary
30 September 2021