Investec Bank CSI Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | January 25, 2019

Investec Bank CSI Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021


Investec, founded in 1974 by 3 co-founders, namely Ian Kantor; Errol Grolman and Larry Nestadt, is a global asset management and specialist banking group. The company serves a client base across 3 countries (South Africa; Australia and the United Kingdom) with various financial products and services.

Investec, listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) and the LSE (London Stock Exchange), employs over 9000 staff members worldwide. The company has banking operations in the United States; Canada; Switzerland; Hong Kong; Taiwan; Guernsey; Jersey; Botswana; Namibia and Mauritius

The banks services include: Investment Banking; Private Banking; and Corporate and Institutional Banking.



The Investec Bank CSI Bursary, administered by the StudyTrust, are awarding partial bursaries to those studying (or planning to study) towards a specific undergraduate degree qualification, relevant to the financial services and other key industries.

The partial bursary will provide coverage for approximately 50% of the total study fees per annum – students will be required to cover the remainder of their fees via another method (student loan/ NSFAS etc).

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Economics
  • Business Economics
  • Business Science
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Commerce
  • Investments
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Commercial LLB
  • Actuarial Science
  • Science
  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Information Technology (BSc / BIT-Bachelors of)
  • Information Science (BIS-Bachelor of)
  • Informatics (BCom)



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):

  • South African citizen
  • Strong academic potential
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 50% for ALL subjects in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for English in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics in Matric (not Mathematical Literacy)
  • Studying or intend on studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate degree)
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised public University in South Africa (students at private institutions will not be funded)
  • Actuarial Science students must be in the first year of study
  • Proven financial need
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Applications must be done in one of the following ways:
1) Online at:
2) By downloading and completing the Investec StudyTrust Bursary Application Form StudyTrust Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric
  • June 2018 results OR latest results if not currently studying
  • Matric certificate/ results, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Complete tertiary academic record, if at tertiary level (certified copy of)
  • Proof of admission/ provisional admission to the institution you applied at, if not currently at tertiary level
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Essay about your life (to be completed on the application form)
  • 2 testimonials (1 from an educational official and 1 from a community or spiritual leader – to be completed on the application form)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income:
    • if unemployed: sworn affidavits
    • if employed: latest payslips (certified copies of)
    • if self-employed: sworn affidavit declaring monthly income or latest audited financial statements (certified copies of)
    • if deceased: death certificate or a sworn affidavit (certified copies of)
    • if residing with your guardian while parents are alive: guardians latest payslips (certified copies of)
    • if parents are divorced: divorce certificate (certified copy of)
    • if parents are separated: sworn statement from one parent confirming separation
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Hardcopy applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:
2) Fax: 086 538 1537
3) Post:
The National Director
Private Bag X16


30 September 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Study Trust directly:
Contact Person: Mr Themba Mdluli (Bursary Applications & Enquiries: The Applications Officer) / Mr Sibusiso Lukhele (Bursary Administration & Support)
Tel: 011 403 1632

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive confirmation that your application has been received. The final outcome of your application will be sent to you via email by no later than 31 December. Please only submit a query regarding your application status if you have not received any feedback by 15 January.

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