ABSA BMI Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY – ABSA
Absa Bank Limited (Absa), previously known as “Amalgamated Banks of South Africa”, was founded in the year 1991 as is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group. The bank currently serves customers throughout not only South Africa but also Botswana; Zambia; Namibia; Mozambique; Mauritius; Seychelles; Kenya; Ghana; Uganda; Tanzania and Nigeria.
Headquartered in South Africa, the South African financial services provider offers a range of business; corporate; retail; investment and personal banking, including wealth and investment management and credit cards.
The bank’s core values include Service (putting their clients and customers first and at the centre of what they do); Respect (valuing and respecting all the people they work with and their contributions); Excellence (utilising their best skills, energy and resources in order to deliver sustainable excellent results); Integrity (acting ethically and fairly at all times) and Stewardship (leaving things in a better state than which they found them).
ABSA Group Ltd has established a GenA Grad Programme. The programme aims to recruit some of the country’s best talent in the fields of Technology. Science, Mathematics, and Engineering- these people are called GenA.
ABOUT THE ABSA BMI BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
ABSA is inviting students to apply for the BMI Bursary (Business, Mathematics, and Informatics), for studies at North-West University (Potchefstroom or Vaal Campus). Each year, ABSA invites students to apply for the BMI Bursary Programme, with the aim of providing candidates with the necessary financial aid to help them complete their studies and establish a career. For 2022, 5 Grade 12 students will be awarded a bursary.
The bursary programme is open to students who have enrolled in either of these qualifications:
- Actuarial Sciences
- Business Analytics/ Data Science
- Financial Mathematics
- Quantitative Risk Management
MORE ABOUT THE ABSA BMI BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation, textbooks, and laptop.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ABSA BMI BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African Citizen
- You must be currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for English in Grade 11
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics in Grade 11
- You must be enrolled to study towards one of the aforementioned qualifications
- You must be enrolled to study at North-West University (Potchefstroom or Vaal Campus)
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ABSA BMI BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
ABSA BMI Bursary Application
You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
- Most recent Matric results, if possible (certified copy)
- A motivational letter stating why you should be selected to receive the bursary award (maximum of 1 page)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE ABSA BMI BURSARY
30 September 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact ABSA directly:
Tel: 011 350 4000