ABSA Bank Bursaries; We Care About Brighter Future

By | November 20, 2016

ABSA Bank Bursaries; We Care About Brighter Future

One of the global player that leads South African banking market now provides ABSA Bank bursaries for the young, ambitious and qualified candidates. With reputations of valuing the employees, ABSA Bank also target new generation to have better, higher and developing education. For better and promising career, kickstart your future here!

About ABSA Bank

ABSA (Amalgamated Banks of South Africa), founded in 1991, is a top group that offers business and personal banking, bancassurance, investment and corporate banking, credit cards, and wealth and investment management, primarily in South Africa and Namibia. Until now, ABSA has known for its contributing projects in environment, helath and disability, entrepreneurship, and education, even in art and sports, across South Africa. ABSA also achieved competitive achievements and awards as the most innovative bank in Africa, best Islamic bank, and coolest bank by several medias.

Fields of Study Available for Bursaries


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The bursary programme aims ABSA to reach wider potential employees and also provides financial aids for full tuition fees for selected candidates. The fields of study needed by ABSA are LLB (Bachelor of Law), IT (Information Technology), Statistics, Data Science, Informatics, Actuarial Sciences, Engineering (Industrial, Financial or process), Risk or Investment Management, BMI (Business Mathematics and Informatics), and other relevant mathematical sciences.

Criteria of Application

ABSA bursaries are open for undergraduate and postgraduate university students and will be assessed yearly based on candidates’ performance.  The requirements to be fulfilled are:

–              Applicants registered as full-time student in 2016 at an accredited South African university

–              Bachelor’s degree completion student

–              Undergraduate applicant must completed minimum 70% of first semester in the 2015 academic year

–              Clean from criminal records

–              For 2015 matriclulants, applicants have minimum of 80% examinations of June 2015

–              Applicants registered as full-time student in 2016 at an accredited South African university

Other Important terms and conditions to be noted by interested applicants are:

–              Applicants have not receive other scholarship

–              Applicants registered in South Africa’s Tertiary Education Institution

–              Selected applicants will be awarded the bursary after the final exam year result announced

–              Selected students are willing to sign employment contract with ABSA after graduation and placement of each employee is depend on business demand

–              Students are highly expected to complete the discipline per request by ABSA

–              Students possibly asked by ABSA to get involved in skills training and projects

–              ABSA funds only one qualification at a time and based on employment equity strategies

–              Current academic year final examinations results must be submitted before 15 January            2016

Applying for ABSA Bursary

The great opportunity can be reached online at joinus.barclay.com/africa/bursaries and application is available from 15 April until 31 July each year.

Be a part of us because we value you more!