Investec: Bursaries 2025

Investec: Bursaries 2025

Investec invites students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2025.

Bursary application closing date: 30 September 2024

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within fields that are relevant to the financial services sector, including:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Science
  • Commerce (including: Accounting, Business Economics, Economics, Finance, Investments)
  • Commercial LLB
  • Computer Science (B Sc)
  • Engineering
  • Informatics (B Com)
  • Information Science (Bachelor of)
  • Information Technology (B Sc / Bachelor of)
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine Degrees (MBCHB)
  • Science

Through the bursary programme, Investec aims to create well-rounded individuals, who are academically qualified, work ready, socially conscious, economic participants positively contribute to society.

The Investec bursary provides full cover for all study-related expenses.

Bursaries will be awarded based on 2 main criteria: financial need and academic potential.



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 have completed Matric OR you must be currently in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time towards an undergraduate degree, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited public university in South Africa (the bursary does not cover studies at private tertiary institutions)
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics (not Mathematics Literacy) in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for English FAL or 65% for English HL in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all other subjects in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% for your first semester examination, if currently studying at university
  • Actuarial Science applicants: you must be in your first year of study (unless you are studying towards a Business Science degree at UCT).

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: Investec Bursary Application 2025

Applicants must read the StudyTrust bursary instructions page before applying.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • 2024 mid-year (first semester) results or a progress report (or latest results if not studying this year)
  • Matric certificate (if completed Matric)
  • Proof of parents or guardians household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit stating annual income if self-employed/ most recent audited financial statement or 3 months’ most recent bank statements if they own a business/ SASSA letter stating the grants received if applicable)
  • Parents death certificates if deceased
  • Divorce certificate if your parents are divorced/ sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated.