ABSA BMI: Bursary Programme 2021

ABSA BMI invites suitable applicants for Bursary Programme for 2022.

Location: South Africa
Closing Date: 1st October 2021

Originally known as Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, Absa Group Limited was once Barclays Africa Group Ltd. before using its current name. This South African financial services group provides business and personal banking, corporate and investment banking, credit cards, bancassurance, and wealth and investment management.

Fields of study

  • Business Analytics or Data Science
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Financial Mathematics

Bursary coverage

  • Tuition fees
  • Registration fees
  • Textbook costs
  • Laptop cost


  • Must be an incoming first-year student who has successfully completed Grade 12
  • Intending to pursue any one of the fields of study mentioned earlier
  • A South African citizen with a barcoded SA ID
  • Must have attained 70% GPA in Math and English during Grade 11
  • Already passed and have gained admission at NWU (either Vaal or Potch campus)

How to apply

Eligible candidates who wish to apply may do so by filling out the online application form on Absa’s bursary application page.

Required documents

  • A 1-page letter of motivation explaining why the applicant deserves the bursary award
  • Results from Grade 11
  • Recent matric results (if available )
  • Proof of admission into a BMI programme at NWU


  • Tel.no: 08600 08600
  • Email: absa@absa.co.za

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