2025 Analyze Consulting Bursary Opened

The south African Analyze Consulting bursary program opened for the 2025 academic year. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

ABOUT THE ANALYZE CONSULTING BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

Analyze Consulting is inviting students to apply for a combined Honours Bursary and Internship programme, for the 2025 academic year. This bursary will cover an Honours equivalent degree (majoring in Information Systems), at the following Universities: Rhodes University, University of Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town and Nelson Mandela University.

Recipients will complete the Bursary programme within the first year, followed by the Internship programme in the second.

The bursary will provide cover for the following:

  • 1 year of full-time studies
  • Full coverage of registration fees, university tuition fees and examination fees
  • Textbook cover to the maximum value of R7 000
  • 1 year paid internship in Cape Town or Johannesburg
  • Possibility of full-time employment after completing the internship
  • Exposure to many business environments
  • Support for career development during the course of the programme
  • Informal and formal training

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ANALYZE CONSULTING BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen (by birth or descent)
  • You must be Black (per the B-BBEE Act: African, Coloured, Indian or Chinese)
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English Home Language OR level 5 for English Second Language
  • You must be enrolled to study towards one of the following qualifications for the 2025 academic year: BBusSc with a major in Information Systems or BCom Honours in information Systems
  • You must be entering your 4th year of full-time study in 2025
  • You must be enrolled to study at one of the following universities in South Africa: Rhodes University, University of Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town or Nelson Mandela University
  • You must be interested in pursuing a career in consulting
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% for your 2nd and 3rd year of University study
  • You must have excellent analytical skills
  • You must have strong problem-solving capabilities

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ANALYZE CONSULTING BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: Analyze Consulting Bursary Application 2025
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID Document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic transcripts/ record, from 1st year of studies up to your current year (on institutes letterhead)
  • Transcripts and undergraduate degree, if applicable
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational essay to support your application (approximately 1500 words)
  • All applications will be reviewed and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the first round of interviews
  • Candidates that pass the first round of interviews, will be invited to the second round of interviews
  • Selected candidates will then be made an offer by the middle of September 2025
  • The Bursary contract will then be issued to the successful candidates and signed by the end of September 2025

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.