The Standard Bank Bursary Fund is one of the ways the Standard Bank Group is trying to drive academic achievement across the continent, so that everyone has the best opportunity for success and so that they can help shape Africa’s next generation of talent.
See how you can apply for the scholarship program below.
About Standard Bank
Standard Bank Group is Africa’s largest bank, with a 160-year track record of operational efficiency and value. They are committed to using expertise, insights, and a deep understanding of Africa’s markets and people to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth across the continent. They are also pursuing their 2025 ambition of modernizing their business to suit the shifting demands of customers.
Standard Bank Bursary Fund
The Standard Bank Group Bursary provides financial assistance to help you study, obtain an undergraduate or postgraduate certificate, and realize your goals, whatever they may be.
What Does the Bursary Program Cover?
The Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund covers:
- Full tuition cost
- Medical aid
- Living allowance
- Mentoring and psychological support
If you need support for your first, second, third, or final year of undergraduate study, as well as postgraduate courses up to Master’s level, the Standard Bank Group Bursary is available.
Who is Eligible for the Bursary Fund?
To qualify for the scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a South African citizen.
- Have achieved an average of 65% and above in the latest examinations (mid-year or June).
- Be registered for full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies.
- Meet the admission requirements of your university if you are applying for a postgraduate bursary.
- You must be well-rounded academically, with a strong performance in any of the following fields:
- Actuarial science
- Computer and data science
- Information technology
Note: The Bursary Fund considers financial need.
You must submit the following documents to support your application:
- Certified copy of ID
- Proof of all academic results to date (Gr 12 certificate and full tertiary academic record)
- Proof of combined household income
How to Apply for Standard Bank Bursary
- Go to the Standard Bank Bursary Application Page.
- Read through the program description.
- Click on “Apply Here.”
- Fill out the application form
- Upload supporting documents. (See the required documents above).
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Join them today for continual individualized development, career opportunities, and a variety of benefits geared to helping you be your best self both inside and outside of the workplace.
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After completing your internship, you will have highly sought-after skills and qualifications. As a result, you’ll be able to claim your professional potential and apply for the role of your dreams.
Standard Bank Learnership Program
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You’ll obtain a real-world understanding of Standard Bank Group while being mentored and supported to reach the goals you’ve set for yourself through a work-based approach to learning.
The program combines theory and practice and includes organized work experience and structured study with a certified training provider, all leading to a SAQA-recognized degree.