Investec: Bursary Programme 2023

Investec: Bursary Programme 2023

Investec is inviting South African qualifying students to apply for Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursary online application closing date is 16 September 2022

  • Bursaries will be awarded for studies within fields that are relevant to the financial services sector, including:
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
  • Bachelor of Information Science (BIS)
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Science
  • Engineering
  • Informatics (B Com)
  • Information Technology (B Sc)
  • Mathematics
  • Commerce (including Accounting, Business Economics, Economics, Finance, and Investments)
  • Commercial LLB
  • Computer Science (B Sc)
  • Medicine Degrees (MBCHB)
  • Science

Each year, Investec awards bursaries to up to 30 students. Bursaries will be awarded based on 2 main criteria: financial need and academic potential.

The Investec bursary provides full cover for all study-related expenses.

Requirements you need to apply for the Investec bursary

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric or in your first year of university study
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time towards an undergraduate degree, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa (the bursary does not cover studies at private tertiary institutions)
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for English FAL or 65% for English HL in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% for your first-semester examination if currently studying at a University
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all subjects in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics (not Mathematics Literacy) in Matric
  • Actuarial Science applicants: you must be in your first year of study (unless you are studying towards a Business Science degree at UCT)

How to apply for the Investec bursary

Applications must be submitted online at Investec Bursary Application 2023

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Mid-year academic results/ transcripts, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of university acceptance/registration (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardian’s death certificates, if deceased (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians divorce certificate, if divorced (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians sworn statement, if separated (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips or letter from employer if employed, latest financial statements if self-employed, affidavit if unemployed) (certified copy)
  • Profile picture
  • Proof of address (certified copy)
  • Signed consent form
  • Essay (answering the following: description of your personal background and family circumstances, description of all your achievements and leadership positions, your personal strengths and weaknesses, how your chosen study programme relates to your talents; interests, and envisaged career, your personal statement to headline your application profile)

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