Old Mutual: Actuarial Bursaries 2024
|Closing Date:||Friday 30th of June 2023|
Old Mutual invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 / 2024 academic year.
The bursary will be awarded for Actuarial Science studies, at any of these selected institutions: University of Cape Town, University of Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Free State, North-West University.
Old Mutual is looking for dedicated and self-driven students who love a good challenge or are a “maths whiz”, to join their bursary programme.
The Old Mutual bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, book allowance, general allowance, accommodation, meals, travel allowance (where applicable), academic support, emotional support and networking opportunities.
Students will also have the chance to partake in vacation work, during the holidays, from the second year of study. There are also further benefits for students who perform well in their studies.
After graduation, bursary recipients will receive the following benefits: guaranteed employment, mentoring by a qualified and experienced actuary, in-house rotation programme to gain exposure to professional development across all areas.
WHAT AN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE CAREER INVOLVES
An Actuary solves financial problems which allows individuals and companies to safeguard their financial future. An Actuary is involved with the following areas of work:
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):
How to apply
The Old Mutual Actuarial Science Bursary application is made up of the following steps:
Step 2: complete the Old Mutual Actuarial Science Bursary Online Application 2024 (Reference: JR-38156), which includes a gamified assessment.
Step 3: 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):
Note: applicants under 18 years old will need their parents or guardians consent to apply for this bursary.
OLD MUTUAL BURSARY SELECTION
Shortlisted applicants will receive a link to complete psychometric assessments.
Finalists will be invited to attend a selection day where interviews will be held.
Students who pass the interview stage will receive a provisional offer, which will be confirmed after Old Mutual receives their final matric results and proof of acceptance at University for an Actuarial Science programme.