Closing Date: Tuesday 30th of June 2020
Organization Sanlam
Employment Type Bursary
Province South Africa
Town/City South Africa
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Actuarial bursaries

Part of our commitment to our trade is recognising that for one to be a master in their trade, support is a key ingredient. That is why we offer bursaries to scholars who have enrolled to study Actuarial Science in 2021.

Who are we looking for

If you are a South African citizen, whiz at maths, enjoy a good challenge by solving difficult problems and are willing to remain focused and disciplined through years of studying and training, then you are just who we’re looking for.

What do we offer

  • Tuition and accommodation fees
  • General allowance (Books and pocket money)
  • Mentoring and academic support from Sanlam actuarial professionals
  • Vacation work and networking opportunities with Sanlam staff
  • Guaranteed employment after completion of studies
  • Continued support and payment towards actuarial board exams
  • Range of work rotation opportunities across a broad spectrum of disciplines

What do we require?

  • Final 2019 Grade 11 results and Grade 12 mid-year 2020 results as well as NBT results
  • Certified copy of your identity document (ID)
  • Comprehensive CV focusing on AcademicsExtra-mural activities and Leadership skills
  • Final grade 12 results may be used as determining factor
  • An above 90% score in Mathematics and an overall A aggregate
  • A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
    1. In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
    2. Why do you want to study actuarial science?
    3. Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
    4. Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
    5. If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?

How do you apply?

Please apply on-line and attach the following documentation:

  • Comprehensive CV as indicated,
  • Certified copy of your ID,
  • Final Grade 11 results and Grade 12 mid-year results,
  • Motivation to support your application.

How to Apply


Apply Online for the Sanlam Student bursary programme 2020


Please note that all applications need to be completed online.



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