Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Applications open for 2021 MultiChoice study bursaries for any students working towards a qualification in a range of relevant fields from scriptwriting, TV studies and sports broadcasting to economics, law, IT and engineering.

by Thinus Ferreira

Students can now apply for MultiChoice's bursary scheme that is giving bursaries in 2021 for higher learning who will be, or are, studying in focus areas aligned to the pay-TV operator's business.

Students can apply who are studying in selected degrees or fields with successful bursary recipients who will be fully funded in terms of their registration and tuition fees, accommodation and annual living allowance. 

The closing date to apply for a MultiChoice bursary for 2021 is 31 January 2021 by completing the 3-page application form and sending all relevant documents to talentmanagement@multichoice.co.za by the closing date.

The 2021 MultiChoice bursary programme is for South African students registered at a South African higher learning institution, is offered to students of all years of study inclusive of 1st post-graduate degrees, must be within or for a degree or qualification aligned to a MultiChoice focus areas, and is a 12-month bursary covering the 2021 academic year.

MultiChoice will award study bursaries to students doing a specialist degree or working on attaining a qualification in the fields of Engineering (computer, electrical & digital), computer or data science, applied/computational mathematics, information systems or technology, customer insights technologies, media, film or TV studies, scriptwriting, sports broadcasting, or UX or UI or CX design.

People studying in creative or corporate brand communication, digital marketing, economics or law, human resources or finance (internal audit or financial accounting) are also welcome to apply for a possible MultiChoice bursary.