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Pan Africa Bursary Programme in South Africa, 2014
« on: Jul 25, 2013, 01:31 AM »
Absa Bank Limited is offering full-time bachelor or postgraduate bursary programme at South African university in South Africa. Pan African citizen are eligible for this bursary which covers full tuition fees. Applicants must be pursuing banking industry course at a recognized Tertiary Education Institution. Online application should be submitted by 15 August 2013.

Study Subject(s): The Bursary is awarded in Accounting (towards CA (SA) or CIMA or ACCA), Actuarial Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Informatics, Statistics, Engineering (Industrial OR Financial OR Process), Risk or Investment management and Agricultural Sciences majoring in one of the following: Animal science with Agricultural Economics, Soil science with Agricultural Economics, Horticulture with Agricultural Economics, Viticulture with Agricultural Economics, Agronomy with Agricultural Economics, Plant production with Agricultural Economics.

Course Level: This bursary is provided to study Bachelor or postgraduate degree at a recognized tertiary education Institution in South Africa.

Scholarship Provider: Absa Bank Limited

Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: This bursary programme helps Absa employ top talent and it also offers financial support to fulltime students studying towards one of the following qualifications: Bachelor or postgraduate degree in: Accounting (towards CA (SA) or CIMA or ACCA), Actuarial Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Informatics, Statistics, Engineering (Industrial OR Financial OR Process), Risk or Investment management Agricultural Sciences majoring in one of the following: Animal science with Agricultural Economics, Soil science with Agricultural Economics, Horticulture with Agricultural Economics, Viticulture with Agricultural Economics, Agronomy with Agricultural Economics, Plant production with Agricultural Economics

-Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2013 academic year at an accredited South African university towards one of the qualifications listed above

-Undergraduate or postgraduate students must have achieved a minimum average of 70% in the first semester of their degree studies for the 2013 academic year

-Applicants must not have a criminal record

Qualifying criteria for 2013 matriculation:

-Applicants must have achieved a minimum average of 80% for the June 2013 examinations.

-Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2014 academic year at an accredited South African university. -Applicants must not have a criminal record.

-You have not received any other bursary or assistance

-You are pursuing a course of study in a discipline that will benefit the Banking Industry

-You are registered at a recognized Tertiary Education Institution in South Africa

-You are a Pan African citizen

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Pan African citizen are eligible for this South Africa bursary.

Scholarship Description: We understand that the path leading to your goals of success and a fulfilling career is not always easy, which is why we offer you bursary assistance to help you reach your dreams. If you are keen to enter into the exciting world of finance – then apply for a bursary at Absa. Our objective is to address critical skill needs within the financial services industry by affording dynamic, top-performing, full-time students the opportunity to complete their studies and potentially pursue a career at Absa. Over the last 5 years the bursary programme has been sponsoring between 50 and 80 students annually and it supports full-time students studying towards one of the qualifications mentioned below.

Number of award(s): Over the last 5 years the bursary programme has been sponsoring between 50 and 80 students annually.

Duration of award(s): The bursary will be awarded for the following academic year.

What does it cover? The bursary includes full tuition fees and will be paid out according to the annual bursary award and the individual’s needs. You will be assessed every year and if your performance is satisfactory, Absa will continue to sponsor you.

Selection Criteria: -Successful applicants who meet the requirements are awarded a conditional bursary pending their final year result.

-Each successful student will have to sign a formal contract with Absa in order to secure funding.

-Awarded bursaries will be re-evaluated each year based on academic performance.

-Successful applicants will be bound contractually to work for Absa after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary.

-Placements will be made according to the needs of the business].

-Students are expected to complete their qualification within the disciplines as agreed with Absa.

-Students may be requested to participate in relevant project and skills training Absa will only fund one qualification at a time.

-A selection of students will be made in line with our Employment Equity strategy

-Short-listed candidates will be required to submit their final results for the current academic year by 15 January 2014.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15 August 2013.

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