IDC Bursary

By | May 13, 2016

IDC Bursary Application 2017 – 2018

IDC Bursary – Industrial Development Corporation Bursary

IDC Bursary Value

The IDC bursary is awarded for full-time undergraduate/ diploma studies and it covers the following expenses:
Tuition Fees
Campus accommodation – paid directly to the university
Prescribed Text books fees will be paid directly to a service provider on submission of quotations and all relevant documents
Accommodation at university approved residence will be paid directly to the Landlord on the basis of an approved lease agreement between the student and the landlord. The payments timelines will be agreed upon between the parties but ideally in line with the University’s semester system;
Meal allowance

Who Can Apply for IDC Bursary

IDC bursary

South African citizens with a valid ID number residing in the Republic of South Africa and who qualify for admission to a University or University of Technology and TVET (Technical vocational education and training) college, and are not studying with the aid of an employer or bursary.

Applicants must have grade 12 Maths and Science with a minimum of a B aggregate symbol.
Applicants already at university must have an average of a C Aggregate Minimum.
University or University of Technology students who have already successfully completed one or more years will be considered on their Grade 12 and most recent academic results.
If you are already studying towards a degree course for which you are applying for a bursary, you must have passed all courses for which you have registered at the university for the study period already completed.
Applications must be for full time studies towards an academic degree at an accredited South African university or university of technology.
No bursaries are awarded for studies at a college, e.g. (Damelin, Boston, etc) or private university.

NB. The bursary may also be awarded for the purpose of acquiring a compulsory post- graduate qualification in order to obtain a prescribed professional status
i.e. Chartered Accountant or BTech or Hons.

IDC Bursaries are renewable annually, subject to acceptable proof of progress from the institution.
Bursary payments are made directly to institutions in accordance with the rules of the University, University of Technology and TVET’s

Institutions Awarded

Applicants may enrol at any accredited South African University, University of Technology or FET college

IDC Bursary Study Field

Fields of study in which bursaries are awarded have to be directly related to industry, and will only
include the following:

IDC Engineering Bursaries

BSc Industrial, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Mining, Metallurgy, Civil, Analytical Chemistry and Geology. (University of technology level leading to B. Tech).

IDC Applied Commercial Sciences Bursaries

Bcom (Accountancy CA), Bcom Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Investment Management, Agriculture and Environmental Science.
NB: No bursaries are awarded for fields of study not listed above

IDC Bursary Obligation

Bursars may be expected to remain in the employ of the Corporation for a period equal to the number of years of the awarded bursary. Such employment is subject to the normal selection procedures, salary and employment conditions of the Corporation.

How To Apply?

Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)
PO Box 784055

Enter your email address for bursary forms:

11 thoughts on “IDC Bursary

  1. khulani

    I’m studying ND: in Agriculture animal production as second year student in CPUT, I would like to ask can I apply because im not doing degree


    can I apply for IDC Bursary while I do TEACHING as my degree


    I am doing electrical engineering in UKZN and my parents can afford and I don’t have study material. Can I have the application forms.

  4. Aqilah Burghers

    Hi I meet your requirements Please furnish me with an application form

  5. mahani mmbulaheni

    Am doing first year at madzivhandila I need a bursary loan

  6. siyanda

    I am siyanda masuku I would like to get the bursary form . I am studying at ICESA in city campass

  7. sabelo

    Can i also apply for IDC bursary if i want to do a B Tech in Information Systems?

  8. Lesego

    Please help me with funding for my studies to futher my knowledge and skills…I really need the funding to study BCom(management marketing) in Boston City Campus and Business College.


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