Closing Date: 15 August 2014


  • You are a South African citizen
  • You meet the entry requirements for your chosen field of study (provide proof of registration or provisional acceptance at the university)
  • Financial need
  • You must be studying or intending to study in the fields stated in Q2 below
  • If you are in matric: You have a grade 12 certificate with university exemption and an aggregate of 65% or higher
  • If you are already in university: You have obtained an average of 65% or higher for the previous year of study at university

Fields of Study

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Internal Audit
  • Public Policy
  • Social Policy
  • Financial Management
  • Econometrics
  • BCom Law
  • LLB
  • Risk Management
  • Development Finance
  • Financial Engineering

What does the bursary cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • Registration fees
  • Prescribed books only
  • Accommodation at an official university residence and meals

How to Apply

Complete and submit the bursary application form and attach the following:

  • Cover letter stating your field of interest and motivation
  • Certified copy of the applicant’s South African ID
  • Full official academic record or the latest statement of Grade 12 results
  • Proof of Registration or Provisional acceptance at University
  • Certified copies of parent/s or guardian’s South African IDs
  • Proof of Parent’s/Guardian income (salary advice) or affidavit

Submit completed applications via e-mail to or

Post to:

The HR Specialist: Talent Management, National Treasury, Private Bag X 115, Pretoria, 0001