IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary 2021: Financial Assistance for 1st-2nd Year Undergraduate Students

About IFA (Independent Field Advertiser)
IFA, or otherwise referred to as Independent Field Advertiser, is a marketing division that’s under Clientele Life. Recognized as one of most reliable names in the country, this establishment has played an integral role in the local financial service department. At IFA, clients have the chance to obtain regular earnings. Through educative digital presentations, to courses on insurance, the general public can get learn how to make additional income from the comfort of their homes. With R2 Billion earnings under their wing, and a long-standing operation of 22 years, IFA continues to grow with each passing milestone.

About the IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary 2021
IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) is offering financial assistance for South African students who require support to pursue their educational journeys. The IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary is a wonderful initiative that’s held to motivate bright-minded academic students in the country. The bursary is currently available for first or second year tertiary students who are pursuing full-time undergraduate qualifications. Unfortunately, the bursary is not available for postgraduate students at the moment.

The IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary is offering coverage of up to R60 000. This funding will be allocated to the students fees, prescribed study materials, relevant equipment, and accommodation costs. All funding will be directly transferred to your respective institution. Therefore, the bursar will not receive any cash amounts.

If you find this to be a suitable opportunity for you, don’t hesitate to register for the IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary must fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with their applications. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to proceed with this bursary. To guarantee a successful application, candidates are advised to meet all of the following requirements. Failure to do so will cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications. Be sure to jot down these items for personal reference.

The IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Recognized as the child of an active IFA who needs to pay off business expenses
  • Obtained at least an average aggregate score of 60% for Grade 11/Grade 12 results slip
  • Pursuing towards a full-time study.

Application Instructions
Apply online: [email protected] (IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary 2021)

Candidates are required to download the Official Application Form.

Skim through the queries on the application form before answering any of them. Fill in the boxes with correct information that accurately represents your current conditions.

Additionally, candidates are required to send in the following documents:

  • South African Identity Document
  • Grade 11 results slip
  • Grade 12 results slip (or any relevant progress report)
  • Official Matric/NSC results slip (if you have finished Grade 12)
  • Available progress reports (if you are a first year student)
  • Payslips or sworn statements from your parents/guardians (if employed)
  • Your parents’/guardian’s most recent financial statements (if self-employed)
  • Your parents’/guardian’s sworn affidavits (if unemployed)
  • Your parents’ death certificates (if deceased)
  • Proof a legal guardianship (if required)
  • A sworn statement issued by at least one parent (if divorced/separated)
  • Letter of motivation from parents/guardian.

All these documents should be included in your application dossier. Incomplete application dossiers will not be considered by the selection committee.

Alternatively, you can choose to submit your applications via the address below:
The CSI Officer IFA
Clientèle Office Park
cnr. Rivonia & Alon Roads

By sending in your applications, you are hereby giving permission to the selection committee to have your personal information utilized for registration purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the registration period.

Candidates must process their applications through the methods provided above. Submissions made through other methods, such as postal carriage or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 30 April 2021.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late submissions. Anyone discovered to be making their submissions past the deadline will not be considered for the programme.

Candidates are highly advised to start preparing for their applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with some time to double check the contents of your applications. Kindly prepare at your earliest convenience.

Announcements will be made to all candidates via SMS by the very latest 30 June 2021.

IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask! Deliver your enquiries or concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Number: +27 11 320 3064 (Ms Emily Molakeng)
Note: please call during office hours only (08:00-12:00)


  1. I’m 42 yrs old I’m nt working and also need financial assistent I’m doing studying wth Sants doing teaching July I wil b doing my second year Degree in foundation phase, Am I also allowed to apply for this bursary? Need help financially

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