South African Reserve Bank Scholarship South Africa 2023 – 2024

South African Reserve Bank Scholarship South Africa 2023 – 2024

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SARB

South African Reserve Bank Scholarship South Africa | The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is the central bank of South Africa. The Bank is responsible for protecting the value of the currency, ensuring the South African economy remains balanced, and sustainable and promoting growth. The Bank also issues and destroys currency (including coins and banknotes); manages the country’s official gold and foreign reserves; manages the national payments system; regulates and supervises financial institutions; acts as a banker to the government; acts as a lender in exceptional cases to provide liquidity assistance and administering the country’s remaining exchange rate control systems.

ABOUT THE SARB SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SELECTION

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), in collaboration with the Data Science Academic Committee of the National Graduate Academy for Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (NGA(MaSS)), is inviting students to apply for their scholarship programme, for the 2023 academic year.

The scholarship is for Master’s degrees, specialising in Data Science and Machine Learning, with specific reference to financial analytics.

Scholarships will be awarded for the following postgraduate qualifications, at the following institutions:

  • Master’s degree (Analytics or Data Science) at the University of Cape Town (read more here)
  • MComm (Advanced Data Analytics) at the University of Pretoria (read more here)
  • MComm (Financial Risk Management) at Stellenbosch University (read more here)
  • MIT (Big Data Science) at the University of Pretoria (read more here)
  • MSc (Business, Mathematics and Informatics) at North-West University (read more here)
  • MSc (Data Science) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (read more here)
  • MSc (eScience) at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, North-West University, University of Venda, University of Limpopo and Sol Plaatje University (read more here)
  • MSc (Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence) at Stellenbosch University (read more here)
  • MSc (Statistical Science with specialisation in Data Science) (in collaboration with NWU Business Mathematics and Informatics® (BMI)) at the University of the Western Cape (read more here)

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the SARB Scholarship.

ABOUT THE SARB SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – SELECTION

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and required to attend an interview before being awarded a scholarship. Read our tips on Preparing for a Bursary Interview.

Scholars may be required to attend workshops during their studies, as required by the SARB and the NGA(MaSS).

Scholarship recipients will be required to submit their final examination results by no later than 31 December 2022.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SARB SCHOLARSHIP

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 under the age of 35 years old
  • You must have received provisional acceptance into one of the full-time Master’s programmes listed above, at one of the universities listed above
  • You must have selected modules that include financial analytics topics
  • You must have completed a relevant Honours degree with a minimum overall average of 65%

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SARB SCHOLARSHIP

Applications must be submitted online at; SARB Masters Scholarship Application 2023

Applicants will be required to Register an Account before they can Login and Apply.

Applicants must use the following promotional code: SARB DSM23

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the SARB Masters Scholarship.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Most recent exam results (on institutions letterhead)
  • Honours degree certificate/ statement of results (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of acceptance at one of the approved universities (with your student number) (on the institution’s letterhead)

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SARB SCHOLARSHIP

31 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 Career Wise (the administrators for the SARB scholarship) directly:
Tel: 011 258 4464
Email: info@careerwise.co.za

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