How apply Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme 2024 for Young South Africans

How apply Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme 2024

How apply Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme 2024| Application are now open to all young South African citizens with academic potential who are in need of financial assistance. Pupils holding or working towards a matric exemption with a minimum of 70% in English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a 60% pass rate in all other subjects. Read through

Study Trust is an educational trust and public benefit organization who manage bursaries, offer mentorship and student development.

Investec works in partnership with Study Trust and by completing the online application, you will be considered for an Investec bursary and also have the opportunity to get access to other bursaries managed by Study Trust.

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

Aims of the programme

Investec  have a vested interest in developing well rounded individuals and in ensuring graduates are employable. While a bursary provides financial assistance, their programmes help with the transition from high school to tertiary and with the challenges associated with the job search.


  • Investec offers a full bursary per year towards study-related expenses

Eligibility /Requirement

Bursaries are only offered to applicants who are currently in Grade 12 or in their first
year of university. Applications will only be considered if completed in full and if all the supporting documents have been submitted. Documents uploaded with the application must be certified:

  • Applicants must have South African ID
  • This year’s mid-year (first semester) results or a progress report (or your latest results if you are not studying this year)
  • Official Matric/ NSC results if you have completed Grade 12
  • Pay slips for your parent(s)/guardian if employed (or letter from employer and sworn statement or tax return statement stating income)
  • Latest financial statements if your parent/guardian is self-employed
  • Sworn affidavits if your parent(s)/guardian is/are unemployed
  • Death certificates if your parent(s) is/are deceased
  • Divorce certificate if your parents are divorced
  • Sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated

Selection Criteria

he main criteria for the selection of applications are financial need and academic potential. Bursary applications are invited from young people who aim to study full time towards an undergraduate university (academic) degree in:

  • Actuarial Science (only first year students already at university will be
    considered unless studying towards a Business Science degree at UCT)
  • Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance)
  • B Com Informatics
  • B Sc Computer Science
  • B Sc Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Science
  • Business Science
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Commercial LLB
  • Degrees towards Medicine (MBCHB)

Academic Selection Criteria

  • Applicants currently in Grade 12 and applicants already in possession of a National Senior certificate should have obtained at least 50% in all their subjects with a minimum of 70% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and 70% in English FAL or 65% in English HL.
  • Applicants currently in their first year must have averaged above 60% in the first semester examination.
  • NB: Please apply timeously for admission to the educational institution of your choice. Consult the websites of the universities for application deadlines.
  • When completing the application form, please clearly specify the exact degree programme for which you need a bursary, the name of the educational institution where you plan to study and the year of study.
  • Bursaries will only be offered to applicants who are currently in Grade 12 or in their first year of university.
  • Changing your degree programme after submitting your application form may lead to a cancellation of the bursary, if granted.
  • No bursaries are available for private tertiary institutions.
  • Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.

How apply Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme 2024

Applications must be completed on StudyTrust’s online application platform and submitted on or before 30 September to be considered for a bursary for next year.  Click Here

Application Deadline:

  • Application Season: 01 May to 30 September.
  • Please carefully read the instructions on our Bursary Applications page before beginning your application.

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How apply Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme 2024 for Young South Africans

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