Investec Tertiary Bursary

By Victoria · May 10, 2024
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Investec is now accepting applications for their bursary programme to fund tertiary students for the 2025 academic year. If you are looking for funding for your studies, ensure that you apply for this opportunity before the deadline.


Investec Tertiary Bursary - 2025

About the Investec Tertiary Bursary

The Investec Tertiary Bursary Programme seeks to bridge the financial gap for deserving students while simultaneously building a strong talent pool for the financial sector in South Africa. The program specifically targets academically gifted South Africans facing financial limitations. This focus ensures that talented individuals from all backgrounds have the opportunity to pursue higher education and contribute meaningfully to the economy.

An Investec tertiary bursary is so much more than funding for your degree. They are highly invested in developing well-rounded individuals so that graduates are not only qualified but work ready too. Investec bursary programme assist graduates with the job search and our programme is designed to help you navigate the jump from high school to university.



The bursary programme is open to students who want to pursue or a pursuing an undergraduate qualification in the following fields:

  • Actuarial Science (only first year students already at university will be
    considered unless studying towards a Business Science degree at UCT)
  • B Com Informatics
  • B Sc Computer Science
  • B Sc Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Science
  • Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance)
  • Business Science
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Commercial LLB
  • Degrees towards Medicine (MBCHB)


To qualify for the Investec Tertiary Bursary, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen.
  • You must currently be in matric OR completed matric and in your first year of study 
  • Applicants currently in matric and applicants who already completed matric should have obtained at least 50% in all their subjects with a minimum of 70% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and 70% in English FAL or 65% in English HL.
  • Applicants currently in their first year must have averaged above 60% in the first semester examination.

NB: Bursaries will only be offered to applicants who are currently in Grade 12 or in their first year of university.



  • Investec offers a full bursary per year towards study-related expenses



  • Your certified ID copy
  • This year’s mid-year (first semester academic record) results
  • A progress report (final grade 11 report if in grade 12)
  • Official Matric/ NSC results if you have completed Grade 12
  • Pay slips for your parent(s)/guardian if employed (or letter from employer and sworn statement or tax return statement stating income)
  • Latest financial statements if your parent/guardian is self-employed
  • Sworn affidavits if your parent(s)/guardian is/are unemployed
  • Death certificates if your parent(s) is/are deceased
  • Divorce certificate if your parents are divorced
  • Sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated


How to apply for the Investec Tertiary Bursary - 2025

Applications for the Investec Tertiary Bursary are submitted online via the Study Trust online application platform. Interested and qualifying applicants can follow these easy steps below to get started with their online applications for the 2025 academic year, 

  • Visit the Study Trust website HERE
  • Click on the "apply here" button
  • You will be required to enter your email address to continue with your application

NOTE: When completing the application form, please clearly specify the exact degree programme for which you need a bursary, the name of the educational institution where you plan to study and the year of study.


The closing date for the Investec Tertiary Bursary for the 2025 academic year is the 30th of September 2024. Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Changing your degree programme after submitting your application form may lead to a cancellation of the bursary, if granted. No bursaries are available for private tertiary institutions. For more information visit the Investec website


For queries contact Study Trust:

Tel: 011 403 1632
Email: [email protected]


The Investec Tertiary Bursary programme is an amazing opportunity, don’t miss the chance to be part of this programme. Apply Today and secure funding for your studies for the 2025 academic year. If you know someone who would be interested in this incredible opportunity share this post with them. Good Luck with your application! 

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