MTN Bursary

MTN Bursary seeks to acquire and develop key specialists’ skills to meet its business requirements. All graduates that have completed their degree in a specialist field specific to MTN requirements may apply to participate in the programme.

MTN Bursary Option

The MTN External Bursary initiative forms part of the MTN Youth Strategy to develop the South African economy, skill base and contribute to job creation.MTN offers a comprehensive bursary programme that provides support for talented students. The bursary covers tuition, registration, books, monthly allowance and accommodation.The bursaries for 2019 are awarded to South African citizens who qualify for admission to a South Africa university to study a bachelor degree (NQF level 6) and who are not currently receiving a bursary or aid from an employer.The fields of study should be relevant to the MTN skills need at the time. (The field of study may vary from year-to-year.)

MTN Bursaries Available/Graduate program vacancies

Human resources/ Learning & Development

MTN Bursary Minimum Qualifications

  • National Diploma: HR
  • BA/B Com Industrial Psychology.
  • Business Risk Management
  • Minimum requirement:
  • BTech Internal Auditing
  • B Com Accounting.
  • Finance Department
  • Minimum requirement:
  • B Com Finance.

Business Optimization Department: Minimum requirements:

  • BSC Computer Applications
  • BSC Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
  • B Com Accounting Science.

MarketingMinimum requirements:

  • National Diploma: Marketing
  • BA/B COM Marketing.

Information systemsMinimum requirements:

  • BSC
  • B COM
  • B Tech- Information Systems.

TechnologyMinimum requirements

  • National Diploma: Electrical
  • Engineering (Light current)
  • B Tech: Electrical Engineering
  • B – engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic/ Computer Engineering
  • BSC Software development.


  • Minimum requirement:
  • LLB/BL and admission as an attorney.
How To Apply

Students can apply directly to MTN:
Submit your applications for the grad program to: or
Submit your application for bursaries:
Submit your applications for learnerships to:
You can also submit by fax: 011 912 5127Note this bursary is now closed

Please note that this bursary is now closed. Online bursaries available