Standard Bank Bursary Programme 2019 – 2020

The Standard Bank Bursary Programme 2020

Standard Bank launched its 150 Bursary Fund Programme in celebration of its 150th anniversary. It is a full coverage bur an effort to help financially challenged . It is a full-coverage sponsorship for tertiary learners and designed to further develop academic excellence and mold future African movers and shakers.

Bursary support is offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Undergraduate programme

  • Offered to students set to successfully complete 1st  year and need funding for the incoming year
  • Must register for full-time studies in the following fields of study:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Sciences
    • Technology
    • Mathematics

Postgraduate Bursary

  • Awarded to financially-constrained, academic performers looking to pursue postgraduate studies in any of the following courses:
    • Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Science
    • Mathematics
    • Information Technology
  • Preferred universities are as follows:
    • University of Cape Town
    •  University of Pretoria
    • Wits University
    • Rhodes University
    • Stellenbosch University
    • University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • University of Johannesburg

Requirements or Eligibility

Undergraduate Programme

To qualify for the undergraduate bursary, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Currently studying at a South African tertiary level institution
  • Has at least a 65% average in current or latest exams (June/mid-year)
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time
  • Must satisfy entry requirements of universities preferably University of Pretoria, University of Cape Town, Wits University, Rhodes University, Stellenbosch University, University of Johannesburg and University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • Amenable to formal assessment processes
  • Financial incapacity is a main consideration

Postgraduate Programme

For postgraduate applicants, the ideal candidate must meet the following basic qualifications:

  • Should have at least a 65% grade average
  • Must be enrolled for full-time studies
  • Must be able to satisfy admission requirements at universities preferably University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, Wits University, Rhodes University, Stelllenbosch University, University of Kwazulu-Natal, University of Johannesburg
  • Must agree to a number of formal assessment procedures
  • Financial need is a major consideration

How to Apply

Eligible applicants will need to apply via StudyTrust’s online recruitment portal. StudyTrust is the bursary administrator for Standard Bank.

Click the link to get started.

Grade 12 students who do not have immediate internet access may download the application form by clicking here.


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