Apply for the 2024 Shoprite Data Science bursary

Are you passionate about data and dream of a rewarding career in Data Science? Shoprite is offering an exceptional opportunity through its Bursary for Data Science. This bursary program is designed to attract and financially support talented students who have a passion for working with data.

Key Details:

  • Number of Bursaries: 10
  • Closing Date: September 30, 2023
  • Location: Brackenfell, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Purpose: The Shoprite Bursary aims to attract and financially support students who want to pursue a career in Data Science. Successful applicants will join the pipeline for Shoprite’s Data Science Academy, which is known for producing top-level specialists in the field of data science.

Why Choose the Shoprite Bursary for Data Science: As a successful applicant, you will have the opportunity to become part of the growing Shoprite Data Science Academy. This academy is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of data experts, providing you with cutting-edge knowledge and skills in the field of data science.

Qualifications: To be eligible for this bursary, candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a degree or postgraduate qualification in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research, Quantitative Management (or a similar quantitative degree), Computer Science, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Maintain a 60%+ academic aggregate.
  • Achieve a minimum of 65% in Mathematics (from the 2nd year of study).
  • Be in the 2nd to 4th academic year or pursuing Honours.
  • Be a South African citizen.
  • Be 27 years old or younger.

How to Apply: For inquiries or to apply, please contact Shoprite via email at Please be aware that applications sent via email will not be accepted.

Shoprite is dedicated to promoting Employment Equity and encourages internal career growth opportunities. Internal candidates will be considered first in alignment with the company’s Employment Equity objectives. Shoprite is an equal opportunity employer, and while they aim to provide feedback to all applicants, if you don’t hear from them within 30 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Seize this opportunity to become a specialist in Data Science and embark on an exciting career in a field with tremendous growth potential. Apply for the Shoprite Bursary for Data Science today and be part of the Data Science Academy!

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