IDC Bursary

IDC Bursary 2017

The IDC bursary will be awarded to students who are studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the following fields:

Analytical Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgy Engineering
Mining Engineering
Applied Commercial Sciences:
Accountancy (CA)
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Information Systems
Information Technology
Investment Management

The following expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: tuition, prescribed books, accommodation and meal allowance.
Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for IDC for an amount of time equal to that of their bursary awarded.

Bursary Eligibility

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:
South African citizen,
Achieved a minimum “B” symbol in Matric Mathematics and Science,
Qualify for University/ University of Technology/ TVET admission,
Studying (or intend on studying) full-time in one of the above fields, at a recognised South African tertiary institution (students who are studying at a college will not be eligible to apply),
Students who have completed one or more years of study may apply based on their Matric and latest results,
Current students must have completed and passed all prior subjects.

How To Apply?

Download the Industrial Development Corporation Bursary Application Form (pdf).
Completed application forms must be delivered to:
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)
PO Box 784055

OR Fax no: 086 210 3653/ 3197
OR Email:

31 May annually.


For any bursary queries, please contact Email: