Does your organisation manage and distribute bursary funding? Do you need to track and report on bursaries to board members and stakeholders? If bursary management is your core business then DevMan is the cost effective solution for you.

For many students, bursary management organisations bridge the gap between education and the world of work. The challenge you face is to successfully manage the multitude of bursary applications in a cost effective and efficient way. DevMan helps you simplify and process these complexities, giving you power over your data and enabling more students to receive bursary funding.

1000s of claims and payments are processed in minutes and along with the automated payment notifications and a seamless integration into your accounting system, DevMan ensures accurate and secure recording and reporting of managed bursaries.

Your team need to track the bursary life cycle and return on investment per student. This customisable solution enables you to do this through the online application and academic submission forms, allowing you to verify student results while seeing which students are at risk, driving your efficiency and improving monitoring and reporting requirements.

We know your organisation aims to support more students and DevMan is your effective bursary management solution partner.

DevMan™ is a comprehensive solution, covering the following essentials:

  • Application: A powerful centralised student management solution for all departments, including Fundraisers, Researchers, Administrators, Finance and Events personnel.

  • Process: A highly customisable tool, DevMan accommodates your specific CRM requirements, document management, reporting and workflow.

  • Integration: DevMan fits in with and 'talks' to existing core administration, finance and communication systems.

Contact Relations Management

DevMan's heart is a fully functional CRM system for managing your donors. contacts and beneficiaries:

  • Record - details of higher institutions, service providers and students as well as claims and payments.
  • Review - applicant information for easy decision making.
  • Relate - understand applicant's relationships to other persons and organisations.
  • Interact - record phone calls, emails, letters, meetings and events.
  • Communicate - by email, SMS via ad-hoc or pre-defined lists.
  • Automate - application acknowledgments, birthday and exam messages, remittances to funders and students, and more.

Document Management

DevMan makes document management easy:

  • Upload - Word, Excel and electronic copies of printed files, videos, sound clips, emails, photos, maps and graphics.
  • Search - simplified by classifying documents.
  • Standardise - drop external systems with centralised management.


DevMan provides many standard reports for your daily needs. Where this is not sufficient, specific or customised reports can be generated quickly. Data can also be exported to Excel, Acrobat or Word to be refined at will. Print reports as lists, statistics or create charts/graphs/visual aids. Reports types include:

  • Management Information - slice and dice donor statistics and summaries
  • Performance - staff workload and productivity, meeting pre-determined goals.
  • Dashboards - easy-to-read snapshots presented graphically.

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