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Apply for Investec Study Trust Bursary Scholarship for 2018


Investec, in partnership with StudyTrust, provides the funding necessary to see young South Africans with academic potential get to university. With our assistance, they are able to study towards financial sector related degrees at various local universities.

Out of thousands of applicants every year, between 50 and 55 are short listed. From those between 35 and 45 are chosen. Investec has a vested interest in developing well rounded individuals and in ensuring graduates are employable.  An Investec bursary is so much more than funding for your degree. We are highly invested in developing well-rounded individuals so that our graduates are not only qualified, but work ready too. We assist you with the job search and our programme is designed to help you navigate the jump from high school to university.

An opportunity of a lifetime

From the moment you are accepted into the Investec bursary programme, you are given the chance to rewrite your future. With a good education, impossible is nothing and you are given an opportunity to become the very best version of “you”.

Who can apply?

If you’re a young South African citizen who is committed to their academic achievements but doesn’t have the financial means to study further, we are interested in speaking to you. You must however hold, or be working towards, a matric exemption with a minimum of 70% in English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a 60% pass rate in all your other subjects.

What degrees do our bursaries cover?

We offer full bursaries to learners who are planning to study towards the following undergraduate university degrees:

  • Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance)
  • BCom Informatics
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Information Technology
  • BIT-Bachelors of Information Technology
  • BIS-Bachelor of Information Science
  • Business Science
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Commercial LLB

To find out more about the Investec Bursary Programme, email Phangisile.Sibeko@investec.co.za

How to apply

Applications close on 30 September 2017. Click here to download the application form, which has further application instructions.

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