JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025
ABOUT THE COMPANY – JSE
JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary South Africa | JSE Limited was established in 1887 during the first gold rush in South Africa. It is the oldest and biggest stock exchange in Africa and was previously known as the JSE Securities Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
The JSE is now ranked in 19th place among the largest stock exchange markets in the world, according to market capitalisation. The company offers efficient and secure primary and secondary capital markets in a variety of securities. They are the go-to for international and national investors who wish to gain exposure to South African and African leading capital markets.
ABOUT THE JEF BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year..
Bursaries will be awarded to previously disadvantaged, top-performing students, within the following fields of study (at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels):
- Actuarial Science
- Computer Science
- Data Analytics
- Information Technology
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the JSE Empowerment Fund Bursary.
MORE ABOUT THE JEF BURSARY PROGRAMME – SELECTION
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted only – should you not receive any feedback from JSE, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JEF 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 have completed Matric
- You must be studying full-time towards a degree qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
- You must be in your 2nd, 3rd or Postgraduate (Honours) level of study
- You must have a strong academic record
- Undergraduate students: you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
- Postgraduate students: you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
- You must have a total household income of NOT more than R350 000 per annum
- You must be from the designated group
- You must be from a previously disadvantaged background
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE JEF BURSARY
Applications must be submitted at; JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary Application 2022
Reference number: jse_000308
Applicants will be required to Register an account before they can Login and apply.
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record/ transcripts, including most recent results (on institutions letterhead)
- Postgraduate students: Undergraduate qualification certificate (certified copy)
- Proof of tertiary acceptance for 2022 (on institutions letterhead)
- JSE dependents: declaration stating that you are a JSE dependent
- An affidavit to confirm that all the information provided on the application is correct
CLOSING DATE FOR THE JEF BURSARY
7 October 2022.
(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 the Johannesburg Stock Exchange directly:
Tel: 011 520 7000
Contact page: https://www.jse.co.za/contact-us
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