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ISACA South Africa Chapter Scholarship


Continue your education and launch your IT career with ISACA! Undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing a BSc Computer Science, BCom Information Systems, or any other technology related qualification at an institute of higher education in South Africa, apply today!

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Applications Due: 11:59 pm US CT, 28 May 2024

Scholarship Offering:

We will award a US$1,000 academic scholarship for tuition to four undergraduate students and two postgraduate students who meet the criteria below. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the awardee in August 2024 and must be used for the school you’re attending in 2024.

Awardees will also receive a Career Building Bundle:

  • One year of ISACA and ISACA chapter Student Membership (giving you access to career pathway and advancement events and webinars)
  • One ISACA course selected from the ITCA  or CET certification (completion of this course will help you get an ISACA certification that indicates a standard of skills to a prospective employer)
  • One ISACA Virtual Conference registration (where you will benefit from speakers who are renowned experts in their fields)
  • ISACA’s Mentoring Program (giving you access to certified digital trust professionals as mentors)
  • Resources to start an ISACA Student Group at university/college (as applicable)
  • Access to additional ISACA and ISACA Foundation resources


Applicants must:

  1. To apply, you first need a free ISACA account. If you have applied for an ISACA Foundation scholarship before, you may sign in using that account. 
  2. Be 18 years of age or older.
  3. Be pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
  4. Be pursuing a BSc Computer Science, BCom Information Systems, or any other technology related qualification
  5. Be enrolled in an institute of higher education in South Africa (includes TVET, university, and university of technology
  6. Identify as a member of an underrepresented community in IT (this may include race, gender, ethnicity, veteran status, disability, etc.)
  7. Agree to communicate with the ISACA Foundation twice a year for two years regarding school and career trajectory after the scholarship award.