Forge Academy Bursary South Africa
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – FORGE ACADEMY
Forge Academy Bursary South Africa | Forge Academy was created through the partnership of Arthur Wade Anderson and Craig Clutty, both social entrepreneurs. To date, Forge Academy is a leader within the African education sector, focusing on next-generation computing, 3D printing, digital marketing, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Through this, Forge Academy hopes to equip the youth with the necessary skills needed to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
Some of the sectors that rely on the 4IR include trade and industry, economic development, infrastructure, agriculture, science, technology, higher education, basic education, labor, communications, and health.
ABOUT THE FORGE ACADEMY BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Forge Academy is inviting students to apply for their bursary program for the 2023 academic year. This fully funded bursary opportunity will be awarded to five candidates in celebration of Youth Month and hopes to grant candidates the opportunity to progress within the ICT sector. Forge Academy hopes to upskill South African youth, allowing them to participate in the 4IR, develop essential skills and credentials, and adapt to the evolving global and digital economy.
The bursary award will cover studies towards any of the following online courses offered by Forge Academy:
- Digital Strategy and Planning
- Search Marketing
- Social Media Marketing
- Cybersecurity Professional
- Networking Professional
- PC Professional
- Routing and Switching Professional
- 3-month access to more than 1500 courses
MORE ABOUT THE FORGE ACADEMY BURSARY PROGRAMME
Candidates who pass the application phase will need to complete an online skills test (including an aptitude and careers assessment test.) Thereafter, successful candidates will be awarded a fully-funded bursary award provided by Forge Academy and Labs.
Ngfinders.com is committed to keeping you updated with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Forge Academy Bursary.
Should you not succeed in the application process, you will still be eligible for up to 50% off selected courses as part of Forge Academy’s Youth Month celebration.
Please note: All eligible candidates will be selected based on reviews and assessments made by an appointed selection committee. As such, the most qualified students will qualify for the bursary award, with a final selection being made by Forge Academy’s panel of judges.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FORGE ACADEMY BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to meet all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must be between the ages of 25 and 35 years old
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be interested in studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- You must have at least 1 year of work experience
- You must have internet access
- You must be computer literate
- You must follow Forge Academy and Labs on social media (this includes Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ForgeAcademySA), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/forge_academy/), and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/forgeacademy))
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FORGE ACADEMY BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Forge Academy Bursary Application 2023
Enter “Ngfinders.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Forge Academy bursary.
Applicants should read the Forge Academy Bursary T&C’s before applying.
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 may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Proof of employment (if employed)
- 1-page motivational letter stating why you are interested in the bursary award, and how it correlates with your career goals
CLOSING DATE FOR THE FORGE ACADEMY BURSARY
16 June 2023.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact Forge Academy directly:
Tel: 010 880 3795
Please do NOT contact Forge Academy if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: