The Mukuru Education Fund, Unleashing Possibilities through Education

Applications are now closed for the 2023 school year

Are you a student excited about all the doors an education can open for you? We are too. Mukuru wants to invest in your education today to build a society of equal opportunity tomorrow. The journey starts now.

We’re awarding bursaries to fourteen learners to study at a university or technical university of their choice in South Africa in 2023.

Mukuru is a leading Next Gen Financial Services Platform in Southern Africa that provides digital innovation and cutting-edge payment solutions to the emerging consumer. As a fintech business, we are passionate about developing critical services that add value to the lives of the communities we serve.

Fields of Study:

  • Software Development
  • Software Development Management
  • Software Architecture
  • Business Analysis
  • Information Technology Engineers
  • Software Quality Assurance

Bursary Requirements:

  • Completed matric
  • Studying full time towards an undergraduate qualification, in one of the fields listed above
  • In your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of full-time study
  • Registered to study at a recognised and accredited South African university or university of technology
  • A minimum overall average of 70% and a Bachelor’s Pass in Matric
  • A minimum overall average of 65% at tertiary level
  • Be in financial need

Application Process:

  • Complete the application form and provide the necessary documentation.
  • Write a motivational letter or create a Tik-Tok telling us ‘Why Mukuru should invest in you?’
  • Submit a signed reference letter from an educator, coach, or an adult who has led you or who has taught you.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted, and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.
  • Closing date: 19 December 2022

Take the first step towards a brighter future. Apply today. Winners will be announced on 25th January 2023. Ts and Cs apply.

Are you ready to #UnleashPossibilities?

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Closing date: 19 December 2022

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