Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund 2020 – 2021

The Standard Bank Group has been trading in Africa for more than 150 years. It serves 120 countries on the African continent, employing more than 50,000 people. Standard Bank offers personal, business and corporate banking services. The bank also has a solid presence in the wealth management sector, providing investors with profitable money-making investments as well as insurance options.

The bank’s strategy focuses on the individual and ensuring that their banking experience leaves them feeling that their needs have been satisfied. Its current strategy is enhancing its digital presence so that it can reach more customers to offer them top-quality banking services.

Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund 2021

For the students aspiring to go to college, the Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund offers a full-cost financial aid or bursary that covers the following costs:

  • University fees.
  • Accommodations in a private accommodation or university residence. For private accommodations, the costs have certain limits that the successful candidates will learn upon the provisional allocation of the bursary.
  • Books and other types of study materials.
  • A laptop.
  • A stipend given each month.
  • Transport to and from the campus up to four times each year at the cost of local bus tickets.
  • Students also get additional travel arrangements to get home.

 

The Undergraduate Bursary

This undergraduate assistance program applies to students who are successfully completing their first year and are in need of financial assistance for their second year and onwards. Students can qualify for this if they are well-rounded with consistent and strong academic performances in the fields of science, commerce, engineering, technology, and mathematics.

 

The Postgraduate Bursary

This bursary offers full-cost funding to students who wish to continue with postgraduate studies in Science, Commerce, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics. To qualify, they should be financially deserving with performances that are academically sound.

 

Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund Requirements and Eligibility

To qualify for an Undergraduate Bursary, the applicant must pass the criteria for minimum selection. Every applicant:

  • Must have an average of 65% and above in their latest examinations.
  • Must register for full-time undergraduate studies.
  • Must meet the entry requirements in the fields of science, commerce, engineering, technology, and mathematics at a registered public university.
  • Must participate in a formal process of assessment including but not limited to an interview and psychometric evaluation.
  • Financial need is also considered.

To qualify for a Postgraduate Bursary, the applicant must pass the minimum selection criteria indicated above. Also, every applicant:

  • Must register for full-time postgraduate studies.
  • Must meet the entry requirements in the fields of science, commerce, engineering, technology, and mathematics at a registered public university.

 

How to Apply and Application Details

The Standard Bank Group Bursary Fund applies to students who require financial assistance for the second, third, and final year of their undergraduate studies. It also applies to students who want to pursue their graduate studies up to a Master’s level.

Students who want to apply for this bursary can apply online here. The application process involves filling up the application form online. Submit the form then wait for an update to find out if the application has been accepted or not. Other application methods include:

  • Writing an application letter that contains the student’s full name and a valid address then sent to Standard Bank Bursary Programme, Studietrust, Private Bag X16, Braamfontein 2017.
  • Sending an application letter through email to request for a Standard Bank bursary application form. The email should contain the student’s full name and a valid address then sent to [email protected]
  • Sending a text message with the word STANDARD along with the student’s full name, a valid address, and a postal code then sent to 31022.

 

Closing Date

30 September 2020

 

Contact Details

Address: 10 Clamart Road, Richmond, Johannesburg

Tel: 011 403-1632 x 1120

E-mail: [email protected]

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Lithemba

Is the bursary for 2021 funding?

Sam

Yep. It is for the 2021 study year.

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