Standard Bank Bursaries

Standard Bank Bursaries are available for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Applications will be accepted until 30 September 2020.

Bursary beneficiaries are required to work for Standard Bank if they receive an offer for employment by the bank upon graduation.

As a leading financial institution Standard Bank values quality and high standards. Bursary applicants should have strong academic results as a prerequisite.

They also need to be studying towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Technology or Mathematics qualification at a registered University.

Application criteria:

  • Be in your second year of study or later
  • Have achieved an average of at least 65% or above
  • Be a full-time student
  • Be in financial need
  • Be willing to undergo a formal assessment process, including an interview and psychometric evaluation

To apply:

Request a Standard Bank bursary application form containing your name, surname and valid postal address and postal code.

Send an email to: to do this.

Alternatively, you can write a letter containing the above information to the following address:

Standard Bank Bursary Programme


Private Bag X16

Braamfontein 2017

For further enquiries, email:

Why choose Standard Bank Bursaries?

Standard Bank is a leading banking institution with a 150-year history in South Africa- making it one of the oldest banks in the country. In recent years the bank has also expanded its services to another 18 countries on the African continent. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed institution operates 1222 branches and has a BBB+ rating from all leading credit agencies.

As one of the biggest banking institutions in South Africa, Standard Bank has become a well-respected financial institution through the years. Many individuals have established careers for themselves at the bank.

The bank also strives to drive career development through a variety of graduate programmes.

Through this programme graduates are able to develop their skills, gain experience and they can also get a chance to contribute to real-world results.

As a Standard Bank bursar, you may be in a position to benefit significantly from such a programme.


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