Sanlam Bursary South Africa 2025

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SANLAM

Sanlam was founded in 1918 as a mutual assurance society by a group of Afrikaans-speaking farmers. The company quickly grew and became a major provider of life insurance to South Africans.

In the 1990s, Sanlam began to expand into other financial services and established a presence in other African countries. In 2002, Sanlam demutualized and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

SANLAM BURSARY FIELDS OF STUDY

The Sanlam Bursary Programme is targeting students who want to study Actuarial Science and are in 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of studies in 2024. It caters for both citizens and non-citizens of South Africa.

BURSARY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Current full time Actuarial Science students (SA citizens and non-SA citizens) who are in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of studies. If you demonstrate academic ability and a will to succeed, then you are just who we’re looking for.

School leaving learners who intend to study Actuarial Science in 2025

If you are a 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.

BURSARY VALUE & BENEFITS

Successful applicants will have the following expenses taken care of by Sanlam while they focus on their studies:

  • 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?

Undergraduate Studies

  • Academic results:
    • Full academic Transcripts
    • Proof of registration and/or Fee Statement
    • Copy of matric certificate
  • Copy of ID/Passport or valid study Visa
  • Comprehensive CV focusing on Academics, Extra-mural activities and Leadership skills
  • A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
    • In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
    • Why do you want to study actuarial science?
    • Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
    • Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
    • If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?

School leaving learners who intend to study Actuarial Science in 2025

  • Academic results:
    • Final 2021 Grade 11 results
    • Grade 12 mid-year 2022 results
    • NBT results
  • Final grade 12 results may be used as determining factor
  • An above 90% score in Mathematics and an overall A aggregate
  • Comprehensive CV focusing on Academics, Extra-mural activities and Leadership skills
  • A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
    • In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
    • Why do you want to study actuarial science?
    • Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
    • Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
    • If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?

HOW TO APPLY FOR SANLAM BURSARY?

Online applications must be submitted via Sanlam Bursary Application 2024

Please apply on-line and attach the following documentation as indicated above:

CLOSING DATE

30 June 2024