ABOUT THE COMPANY – ABSA
Absa Bank Limited (Absa), previously known as “Amalgamated Banks of South Africa”, was founded in the year 1991 as is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group. The bank currently serves customers throughout not only South Africa, but also Botswana; Zambia; Namibia; Mozambique; Mauritius; Seychelles; Kenya; Ghana; Uganda; Tanzania and Nigeria.
Headquartered in South Africa, the South African financial services provider offers a range of business; corporate; retail; investment and personal banking, including wealth and investment management and credit cards.
The banks core values include: Service (putting their clients and customers first and at the centre of what they do); Respect (valuing and respecting all the people they work with and their contributions); Excellence (utilising their best skills, energy and resources in order to deliver sustainable excellent results); Integrity (acting ethically and fairly at all times) and Stewardship (leaving things in a better state than which they found them).
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Every year, ABSA awards bursaries to a handful of deserving students who are currently pursuing their tertiary studies. Bursaries are awarded within fields relating to sector in which the company operates, in particular the following fields:
- Computer Science
- Information Technology (IT)
- Risk Management
- Industrial Engineering
- Agriculture and Forestry
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen
- Completed Matric
- Studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study (3 year Bachelor’s Degree/ 4 year Bachelor’s Degree/ Honours Degree/ Masters Degree)
- Completed your first year of study (as a minimum)
- Studying at a recognised University in South Africa
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
- Have no working experience
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://leap.ly/companies/absa-bank-limited
You will be required to complete your profile before applying (this should take around 90 seconds).
You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy of)
- Curriculum Vitae
31 July 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact ABSA bank directly:
Tel: 011 350 4000