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Young South Africans Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme

As a South African Student, here is an opportunity for you to get a fully-funded scholarship that covers all academic expenses. Investec, in partnership with StudyTrust, is pleased to offer the Investec Tertiary Bursary program for the academic year 2021-2022.

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About The Sponsor: Investec

Investec is a finance company that was founded in South Africa in 1974 which provides services in Specialist Banking, Wealth and Investment, and Asset Management. The company’s specialist banking includes private, corporate, and institutional as well as investment banking.

Investec Wealth and investment services focus on investing for individual clients, charities, trusts, and clients of professional advisers who seek optimal returns on their capital.

Their asset management provides active investment products and services to institutional and individual investors.

Investec, in partnership with StudyTrust, provides the funding necessary to see young South Africans with academic potential get to university. With our assistance, they are able to study towards financial sector related degrees at various local universities.

The objective of this program is to provide financial assistance to young South Africans in their studies.

Level /Field study

Investec offers full bursaries to learners who are planning to study towards the following undergraduate university degrees:

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


  • If you’re a young South African citizen who is committed to their academic achievements but doesn’t have the financial means to study further, we are interested in speaking to you.
  • You must however hold, or be working towards, a matric exemption with a minimum of 70% in English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a 60% pass rate in all your other subjects.

Host Nationality

Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme is hosted by Investec and is to be taken in South Africa.

Eligible Nationality

The Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme is open to South African students.

Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme Worth

  • Investec offers a full bursary per year towards study-related expenses. Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Learn from skillful school teachers and let them mentor you.
  • Access to excellent teaching, learning resources, and technology
  • Training in ISASA schools
  • The targeted academic enrichment program
  • The bursary will fully cover, amongst others, UNISA fees, and textbooks.

Number of Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme

Out of thousands of applicants every year, between 50 and 55 are shortlisted. From those between 35 and 45 are chosen.

How to Apply for the 2021 Young South Africans Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme

Applicant’s application will not be put into consideration without the relevant documentary proof, as applicable.

  • South African ID
  • Grade 11 results
  • This year’s June results (or your latest results if you are not studying this year)
  • Official Matric/ NSC results if you have completed Grade 12
  • Tertiary students: June results or progress report of all subjects (if you didn’t write exams)
  • Payslips for your parent(s)/ guardian if employed (or letter from employer and sworn statement or tax return statement stating income)
  • Latest financial statements if the employment status of your parents/guardians reads (SELF)
  • Sworn affidavits if your parent(s)/ guardian is/ are jobless
  • Death certificates if your parent(s) is/ are not living
  • Divorce certificate if your parents are divorcees
  • A sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline for 2022 Young South Africans Investec Tertiary Bursary Program

Investec Bursary Program 2021 Application Form is available. Bursary applications for 2022 are now open until 30 September 2022.


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