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ABSA Bursary Programme in South Africa, 2015

Applications are invited for ABSA Bursary Programme available for full time students studying towards bachelor or postgraduate degree programme in South Africa. The bursary includes full tuition fees and will be paid out according to the annual bursary award and the individual’s needs. Applicant will be assessed every year and if their performance is satisfactory, Absa will continue to sponsor. Applications will close on 31 July 2015.

Study Subject(s): Bursary is awarded in the following fields: IT, LLB, informatics, data science, statistics, actuarial sciences, risk or investment management, business mathematics and informatics (BMI), Engineering (industrial, financial or process) and other relevant mathematical sciences.
Course Level: Bursary is available for pursuing bachelor or postgraduate degree programme.
Programme Provider: Absa Bank Limited
Award can be taken at: South Africa

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Eligibility:
-This bursary programme helps Absa employ top talent and it also offers financial support to full time students studying towards one of the following qualifications: Bachelor or postgraduate degree in IT, LLB, Informatics, Data science, Statistics, Actuarial sciences, Risk or investment management, Business mathematics and informatics (BMI), Engineering (industrial, financial or process) and Other relevant mathematical sciences
Qualifying criteria for postgraduate and undergraduate university students:
-Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2016 academic year at an accredited South African university.
-Applicants must not have a criminal record.
-Undergraduate students must have achieved a minimum average of 70% in the first semester for the 2015 academic year.
-They should also be studying to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
Qualifying criteria for 2015 matriculants:
Applicants must have achieved a minimum average of 80% for the June 2015 examinations.
Applicants must be registered to study full-time for the 2016 academic year at an accredited South African university.
Applicants must not have a criminal record.

Open for International Students: Absa Bank LimitedSouth African students can apply for this ABSA bursary programme.

Description:  As a leader in industry, ABSA is keen to ensure that talented, top-performing students get every opportunity to enter the world of business. And they know that, for many, a fulfilling and rewarding career may feel out of reach. It’s a goal that can be achieved only with a solid education to build upon. This is why they offer bursaries. A bursary programme could make all the difference to your future success. It provides financial support to full-time students enabling them to complete their education and, potentially, pursue a career with us upon qualifying. In recent years, they have sponsored hundreds of ambitious students. You could be next.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Bursary is awarded for the duration of study programmes. Applicant will be assessed every year and if their performance is satisfactory, Absa will continue to sponsor.

What does it cover? The bursary includes full tuition fees and will be paid out according to the annual bursary award and the individual’s needs.

Selection Criteria: A selection of students will be made in line with our Employment Equity strategy.

Notification: Short-listed candidates will be required to submit their final results for the current academic year by 15 January 2016.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply online.

Online Application

Application Deadline: Applications will close on 31 July 2015.

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