Bursaries

Standard Bank Bursary Programme 2019 – 2020

September 19, 2019

The Standard Bank is inviting interested and qualified individuals to apply for its Bursary Programme offering for the year 2020.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, the Standard Bank of South is the lender in terms of assets with a total of USD 142.9 billion i n 2016. In the same year, it employed a total of 54,767 employees spread across five continents, including North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

The Standard Bank Bursary Programme 2020

Standard Bank launched its 150 Bursary Fund Programme in celebration of its 150th anniversary. It is a full coverage bur an effort to help financially challenged . It is a full-coverage sponsorship for tertiary learners and designed to further develop academic excellence and mold future African movers and shakers.

Bursary support is offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Undergraduate programme

  • Offered to students set to successfully complete 1st  year and need funding for the incoming year
  • Must register for full-time studies in the following fields of study:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Sciences
    • Technology
    • Mathematics

Postgraduate Bursary

  • Awarded to financially-constrained, academic performers looking to pursue postgraduate studies in any of the following courses:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Science
    • Mathematics
    • Information Technology
  • Preferred universities are as follows:
    • University of Cape Town
    •  University of Pretoria
    • Wits University
    • Rhodes University
    • Stellenbosch University
    • University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • University of Johannesburg

Requirements or Eligibility

Undergraduate Programme

To qualify for the undergraduate bursary, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Currently studying at a South African tertiary level institution
  • Has at least a 65% average in current or latest exams (June/mid-year)
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time
  • Must satisfy entry requirements of universities preferably University of Pretoria, University of Cape Town, Wits University, Rhodes University, Stellenbosch University, University of Johannesburg and University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • Amenable to formal assessment processes
  • Financial incapacity is a main consideration

Postgraduate Programme

For postgraduate applicants, the ideal candidate must meet the following basic qualifications:

  • Should have at least a 65% grade average
  • Must be enrolled for full-time studies
  • Must be able to satisfy admission requirements at universities preferably University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, Wits University, Rhodes University, Stelllenbosch University, University of Kwazulu-Natal, University of Johannesburg
  • Must agree to a number of formal assessment procedures
  • Financial need is a major consideration

How to Apply

Eligible applicants will need to apply via StudyTrust’s online recruitment portal. StudyTrust is the bursary administrator for Standard Bank.

Click the link to get started.

Grade 12 students who do not have immediate internet access may download the application form by clicking here.

Send fully accomplished application form together with the required supporting documents via one of the following way:

Email: apply@studytrust.org.za

Postal Address: Private Bag X16, Braamfontein 2017

Short-listed applicants will go through a psychometric evaluation and series of interviews. Exceptional academic performance and financial incapacity to study.

Opening and Closing Date

Deadline for submission of applications is on 30 September 2019.

Contact Information

For further questions about the bursary programme, send an email to:

applications@studytrust.org.za

or call

011 482-1501 / 011 403-1632

Got general enquiries, send an email to:

info@StudyTrust.org.za

 

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Standard Bank 150 Bursary Programme 2020 (Duplicate Post)

September 18, 2019

Standard Bank is calling on talented and deserving individuals to send in their application and qualify for its Bursary Programme for 2020

The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd. is a major financial services group and considered by far as the biggest lender in Africa in terms of assets. Founded in 1862 by a group of businessmen headed by John Paterson, the bank was initially called the Standard Bank of British South Africa

Standard Bank Bursary Programme 2020

In celebration of the bank’s 150th founding anniversary in 2012, the Standard Bank 150 Bursary Programme was opened. The bursary offers full coverage sponsorship to deserving tertiary students and is designed to encourage academic excellence and mold the next generation of leaders and professionals of South Africa as well as the African continent.

Bursary support is offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Undergraduate programme

  • Offered to students set to successfully complete 1st  year and need funding for the incoming year
  • Must register for full-time studies in the following fields of study:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Sciences
    • Technology
    • Mathematics

Postgraduate Bursary

  • Awarded to financially-constrained, academic performers looking to pursue postgraduate studies in any of the following courses:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Science
    • Mathematics
    • Information Technology
  • Preferred universities are as follows:
    • University of Cape Town
    •  University of Pretoria
    • Wits University
    • Rhodes University
    • Stellenbosch University
    • University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • University of Johannesburg

Who should apply?

To qualify, applicants must satisfy the following basic eligibility requisites:

  • Must have at least an average grade of 65% in the mid-year or June exams
  • Studying full-time at the preferred tertiary education institutions
  • Amenable to undergo a forma screening process
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be able to provide proof of financial need

What is the selection process?

Short-listed applicants will go through a psychometric evaluation and series of interviews. Exceptional academic performance and financial incapacity to study.

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants will need to apply via StudyTrust’s online recruitment portal. StudyTrust is the bursary administrator for Standard Bank.

Click the link to get started.

Grade 12 students who do not have immediate internet access may download the application form by clicking here.

Send fully accomplished application form together with the required supporting documents via:

Email: apply@studytrust.org.za

Postal Address: Private Bag X16, Braamfontein 2017

Application Deadline?

Deadline for submission of online applications is on 30 September, 2020.

Contact Information

For further questions about the bursary programme, send an email to:

applications@studytrust.org.za

or call

011 482-1501 / 011 403-1632

Got general enquiries, send an email to:

info@StudyTrust.org.za

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