MultiChoice Group is the parent company of MultiChoice South Africa (including SuperSport, M-Net and DStv Media Sales), MultiChoice Africa Holdings, Showmax Africa and Irdet.
For the 2022 bursary scheme, ten of these students will be funded via the Nomzamo Lighthouse Foundation – an organisation that invests in the future of South African youth – of which MultiChoice is a partner. The bursaries extends beyond tuition fees and include registration fees, accommodation costs, and an annual living allowance.
The MultiChoice Bursary Scheme is open to students in all years of study, including students who have enrolled for their first post-graduate degree that is focused on the STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), particularly:
Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Information Technology (AI and Robotics)
Data and Information Science
Digital Media Technologies
“As technological developments continue to advance at a rapid pace, there is a critical need for a dynamic workforce in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order for our country to keep up with the rest of the world,” said Nyiko Shiburi, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa. “We see the value in opening doors for youth to build the skills within our industry, shaping the professionals who will lead us into the future.”
Requirements and eligibility
Be a South African citizen.
Be registered at a South African Institute of Higher Learning.
Meet the eligibility and qualifying requirements as indicated on the application form.
How to apply
Applications are now open and close on 15 February 2022. To register and apply, click here.