South African Reserve Bank Bursary 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SARB

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is South Africa’s central bank, whose main purpose is to maintain price stability for sustainable economic growth within the country. SARB was established in the year 1921 after the passing of the “Currency and Bank Act of 10 August 1920” in Parliament. Before the Bank was established, South African commercial banks issued banknotes to the public.

The SARB are responsible for the following: ensuring that the banking, money and financial system in South Africa achieves the community requirements and keeps up to date with international developments, as well as helping the government (and other economic community members) of South Africa with data for macroeconomic policy, and lastly to provide the South African community and international stakeholders with feedback regarding the countries monetary policy and economic standing.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Bursaries will be awarded within fields of study related to the bank, including:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Law
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Information Technology

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

Bursary recipients will be able to undertake paid vacation work with the SARB. On completion of their qualification, students will be required to work at SARB for the period of time equal to their bursary awarded.

Candidates may be required to undergo testing and attend an interview before being awarded a bursary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within 1 month of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Under 30 years old
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Accepted to study full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Accepted to study at a recognised university in South Africa
  • Entering your 1st year of study in 2021
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 70% for your current year of study
  • Proven financial need
  • Would not be able to afford to attend university without a bursary
  • From a disadvantaged background

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications can be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: http://careerwise.co.za/application/registrations/
(Promo code: SARB2021)

2) Download and complete the SA Reserve Bank Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Hardcopy applications must be returned via:
– Email: applications@careerwise.co.za
– Fax: 086 609 7183
– Post:
Mr John Legoete
P.O. Box 30632
Braamfontein
2017
 

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

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric June results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at a recognised tertiary institution
  • Motivational essay to support your application (approximately 250 words)

CLOSING DATE

31 October 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Career Wise directly:
Tel: 086 100 8777 / 086 100 7787
Email: applications@careerwise.co.za / info@careerwise.co.za

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