SANTAM BURSARY APPLICATION 2024/2025
Santam Bursary Application South Africa 2024/2025 – Get full details and directions to help you apply for Santam Bursary 2024 before the closing date.
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SANTAM
Sanlam is a diversified financial services group headquartered in South Africa, with a strong presence in more than 30 countries on the African continent, India, Malaysia and selected developed markets. Established in 1910, Sanlam is one of the largest financial services groups in Africa, offering a comprehensive suite of financial solutions to individuals, businesses, and institutional investors.
Key business segments
Sanlam’s core business activities include:
- Insurance: Providing a wide range of insurance products, including life insurance, disability cover, severe illness, income protection, funeral cover, credit life cover, health solutions, and short-term insurance.
- Investments: Offering investment management, financial planning, and advisory services to individuals, businesses, and institutional investors.
- Asset Management: Managing investment portfolios for institutional investors, such as pension funds, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds.
- Banking: Providing banking products and services to individuals and businesses, including transaction banking, lending, and wealth management.
Sanlam is a financially sound company with a strong track record of profitability and growth. In 2022, the group reported a gross premium income of ZAR291 billion (approximately USD16.5 billion) and a net profit of ZAR13.3 billion (approximately USD0.75 billion).
ABOUT SANTAM BURSARY PROGRAMME –
Santam awards bursaries on yearly basis to applicants who meet requirements stipulated by the company. In order to be considered, you must be pursuing one of qualification within the following study fields:
- Computer Science
- Civil Engineering
- Risk Management
- Information Technology
- Chemical Engineering
MORE ABOUT SANTAM BURSARY PROGRAMME – VALUE & BENEFITS
Successful applicants will have the following expenses taken care of by Santam while they focus on their studies:
- registration fees,
- tuition fees,
- learning material,
- monthly allowance and
- travel allowance
Agriculture students will be provided with a comprehensive package of benefits designed to foster their academic and professional development:
- Dedicated Mentorship: Each student will be assigned an experienced mentor who will provide personalized guidance and support throughout their academic journey.
- Vacation Work Opportunities: Students will have the chance to gain valuable industry experience through paid vacation work placements at leading agricultural companies.
- Graduate Programme Advancement: Upon successful completion of their studies, students will automatically be considered for the prestigious graduate program, offering a seamless transition into the professional world.
- Business Engagement and Conferences: Students will be invited to attend relevant business engagements and conferences, providing them with exposure to industry trends and networking opportunities.
- Career Advancement Opportunities: Top-performing graduates will have the opportunity to be permanently retained as trainee area managers, embarking on a promising career path within the company.
This comprehensive package of benefits demonstrates the company’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of agricultural professionals and empowering them to make a significant impact on the industry.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SANTAM BURSARY
- South African Citizenship: You must be a South African citizen.
- Matric Completion: You must have completed Matric (Grade 12).
- Year of Study: You must be entering your 2nd, 3rd, or final year of undergraduate studies or Honours studies in 2024.
- Academic Performance: You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% in your undergraduate studies and in your most recent examinations.
- Tertiary Institution: You must be studying at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa.
- Career Interest: You must be interested in pursuing a career within the short-term insurance industry.
Applicants pursuing or intending to pursue Agricultural studies must meet the following criteria:
Agriculture students must meet the following requirements:
- You must be on a 2 or 3-year Agricultural qualification with a focus on crop production
- You must be on an Agricultural degree or diploma with plant production and/or soil science as preferred subjects
- You must possess Microsoft Excel skills
- You must possess good communication skills (verbal and written)
- You must possess good negotiation skills
- You must possess good interpersonal skills
- You must be flexible, a team-worker and collaborative
- You must be a self-starter that drives results
- You must be customer-focused
- Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates
HOW TO APPLY FOR SANTAM BURSARY?
Applications must be done online via Santam Bursary Application 2024 dedicated page.
To apply for the bursary, you must submit the following certified copies of the required documents:
- South African ID document: A clear and legible copy of your South African ID document is required to verify your citizenship and identity.
- Matric certificate: Provide a certified copy of your Matric certificate to demonstrate your completion of Grade 12.
- Full academic record/transcripts: Submit certified copies of your full academic record or transcripts, including your most recent examination results, to showcase your academic performance.
- Parents or guardians proof of income: To assess your financial situation, provide certified copies of your parents’ or guardians’ latest payslips or a letter from their employer if they are employed. If your parents or guardians are self-employed, submit their latest financial statements. If they are unemployed, an affidavit is required.
- Parents or guardians death certificates (if deceased): In the event that your parents or guardians are deceased, please submit certified copies of their death certificates.
- Parents or guardians divorce certificate (if divorced): If your parents or guardians are divorced, provide a certified copy of their divorce certificate.
- Parents or guardians sworn statement (if separated): In the case of separated parents or guardians, submit a certified copy of a sworn statement documenting their separation.
- Profile picture: Attach a recent profile picture for identification purposes.
- Proof of address: Provide a certified copy of a recent utility bill or bank statement as proof of your current residential address.
CLOSING DATE FOR SANTAM BURSARY
30 September 2023
BURSARY CONTACT DETAILS
For any queries relating to Santam bursary programme, feel free contact StudyTrust (the administrators for this bursary) directly:
Telephone number: 011 403 1632
Email address: [email protected]
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