The National Treasury invites applications for its 2015 Bursary Programme from young South Africans currently in matric OR those who completed matric/ Grade 12 OR those currently at university. The bursaries will be available to students who are excelling academically but who are financially needy. The bursaries will be issued in a number of study fields, namely: Accounting, BCom Law, Development Finance, Econometrics, Economics, Financial Engineering, Financial Management, Internal Audit, LLB, Public Policy, Risk Management, Social Policy, and Taxation.
What are the requirements?
- Be a South African citizen;
- Be financially needy;
- Successfully meet the entry requirement for your chosen degree (provide proof of provisional acceptance for studies in 2015 or proof of registration at a university);
- You have to be studying to towards, or planning to study in 2015, a university degree in any of the following disciplines:
- Accounting, BCom Law, Development Finance, Econometrics, Economics, Financial Engineering, Financial Management, Internal Audit, LLB, Public Policy, Risk Management, Social Policy, and Taxation;
- You must be an above average academic performer (if you are currently in Matric/Grade 12 you must achieve a university exemption (pass with degree admission) and attain 65% or more average pass mark; if you are already at university you must have obtained 65% or higher average pass mark for the previous year of study)
How to apply?
To apply, complete this application form (click here to download – if not downloading, right-click and click “Save As”) and return it, together with the following documents, to the National Treasury (by email or post on the details below):
- Cover letter stating your field of interest and motivation;
- Certified copy of the applicant’s South African ID;
- Full official academic record or the latest statement of Grade 12 results;
- Proof of Registration or Provisional acceptance at University;
- Certified copies of parent/s or guardian’s South African IDs;
- Proof of Parent’s/Guardian income (salary advice) or affidavit (in case of unemployment).
Submit completed applications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org OR
The HR Specialist: Talent Management
Private Bag X 115
Closing date: 15 August 2014
For more information on the National Treasury bursary programme or you have questions CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FAQ sheet.
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