Nedbank Bursary Applications

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About Nedbank

Nedbank Group is one of South Africa’s four largest banks. It offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services as well as growing insurance, asset management and wealth management. Subsidiaries also operate in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) such as Namibia, Swaziland, Malawi, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, as well as representative offices in Angola and Kenya. Nedbank is a JSE Top 40 company with a market capitalization of R93 billion as of 31 December 2016.

Nedbank Bursaries

Every year, Nedbank awards bursaries to financial needy but qualified candidates. The bursary scheme accepts people with learning potential and real interest in improving communities for the better. Nedbank grants bursaries for skills considered scarce in the banking industries which ranges from medicine to performing arts.

The bursary will pay for the expenses of undergraduate studies at accredited South African institutions. This will cover full-time tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meals and monthly allowance to pay for the cost of out-of-pocket expenses.

Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

To be considered as an applicant for the Nedbank Education bursary, you must meet the following criteria:–

  • South African citizens
  • Grade 12 or have completed grade 12 within the past two years
  • Pass or have passed matric with an average of 65%
  • Proven financial need
  • Full-time students
  • Meet the entry requirements for the university you want to go to.
  • Complete all sections, sign and date this application form below.

How to Apply and Application Details

  1. Download and Complete the . (PDF)
  2. Submit the following documents to accompany your application:
    • Valid senior certificate (for those who have completed grade 12) or latest official university examination
    • Valid South African ID
    • Proof of latest household income for three months or an affidavit if parents/legal guardians are unemployed
    • Household income and expenses statement
    • Death certificate of the parent(s) or guardian if deceased
    • Divorce certificate, if applicable
    • For disabled applicants, a letter from a medical doctor confirming the permanent disability

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • Email:
  • Post/ hand delivery:
    Group Human Resources
    Nedbank 135 Rivonia Road
    E Block, 5th Floor
    2000ATTN: Nedbank External Bursary Department

Application forms that are incomplete or incorrect will be rejected.

Closing Date

 31 August Annually

Contact Details

Address: 135 Rivonia Road Sandown Sandton 2196
Post: PO Box 1144 Johannesburg 2000 South Africa
E-mail to:

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