Funding your studies

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Government bursaries

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  •  Applicants must be South African citizens
  • Applicants must complete the relevant bursary application forms available from the website address: www.dalrrd.gov.za (Click on vacancies)
  • Applicants who apply for fields of study that are not listed above will not be considered. 

Closing Date
30 September 2024

Private company bursaries

Sanlam (Numerical &Financial)
Study fields:

Numerical &Financial

Qualification Sponsored:

Actuarial Science

Requirements:

Who are we looking for

Undergraduate Studies

Current full time Actuarial Science students (SA citizens and non-SA citizens) who are in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of studies. If you demonstrate academic ability and a will to succeed, then you are just who we’re looking for.

School leaving learners who intend to study Actuarial Science in 2025

If you are a whiz at maths, enjoy a good challenge by solving difficult problems and are willing to remain focused and disciplined through years of studying and training, then you are just who we’re looking for.

What do we offer

  • Tuition and accommodation fees
  • General allowance (Books and pocket money)
  • Mentoring and academic support from Sanlam actuarial professionals
  • Vacation work and networking opportunities with Sanlam staff
  • Guaranteed employment after completion of studies
  • Continued support and payment towards actuarial board exams  
  • Range of work rotation opportunities across a broad spectrum of disciplines

What do we require?

Undergraduate Studies

  • Academic results:
    • Full academic Transcripts
    • Proof of registration and/or Fee Statement
    • Copy of matric certificate
  • Copy of ID/Passport or valid study Visa
  • Comprehensive CV focusing on Academics, Extra-mural activities and Leadership skills
  • A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
    • In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
    • Why do you want to study actuarial science?
    • Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
    • Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
    • If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?

School leaving learners who intend to study Actuarial Science in 2025

  • Academic results:
    • Final 2023 Grade 11 results
    • Grade 12 mid-year 2024 results
    • NBT results 
  • Final grade 12 results may be used as determining factor
  • An above 90% score in Mathematics and an overall A aggregate
  • Comprehensive CV focusing on Academics, Extra-mural activities and Leadership skills
  • A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
    • In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
    • Why do you want to study actuarial science?
    • Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
    • Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
    • If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?

Apply online at :

Sanlam

Closing Date
30 June 2024
Shoprite: Accounting (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

Accounting (CA Stream - SAICA)

Requirements:

  • 65%+ Aggregate
  • Minimum 65% in Accounting, Taxation and Auditing
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th academic year/ PGDA / CTA
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Apply online at :

Shoprite: Accounting

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