Nedbank Bursary 2024: Giving Financial Aid for Undergraduate Students

About Nedbank
Nedbank is a South African bank that has specialised in a variety of banking services that covers wholesale and retail sectors. With multiple solutions under their belt, Nedbank has branched out into diverse fields, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Wealth, Nedbank Retail and Business Banking, and Nedbank Africa Regions.

While having a strong presence in the country, Nedbank continues to expand to other areas of the continent. At the moment, the bank is operating in five other countries, including Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. Trusted and professional, Nedbank remains a favorite amongst the general public.

About the Nedbank Bursary 2024
Nedbank is giving out financial assistance for talented students who are planning to pursue undergraduate studies in a public South African higher institution. The Nedbank Bursary is conducted to provide the necessary monetary aid for students who deserve a huge amount of support to pursue a full-time degree. The purpose behind this bursary is to solve South Africa’s limited skills shortages, and will also be done by focusing on green economy skills.

Eligibility Criteria
Do you think you have what it takes to sign up for the Nedbank Bursary? Now’s the time to check. All candidates should take a look at the eligibility criteria below before starting on their applications. Each of these items will determine whether you’d make a good fit for the financial assistance or not. Not fulfilling everything may possibly reduce your chances of having a successful application.

The Nedbank Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Submit your application only if you are a South African citizen
  • Demonstrate a proven financial need by providing information about your household income.
  • Meet the following minimum academic requirements:
    • Achieve an average of 65% in the year you are applying for the bursary, whether it’s in grade 12 or at the university level
    • Attain an average of 65% in the required subjects related to the degree you intend to pursue at university
  • Note that they will not consider applicants who completed their Grade 12 or senior certificate with Mathematics Literacy
  • Ensure that you have gained admission to a South African public university or university of technology for the undergraduate qualification you plan to study
  • Note: candidates who have finished their Grade 12/Senior Certificate with Mathematics Literacy are not allowed to register for the bursary.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Nedbank Bursary 2024.

When you’re on the application portal, make sure you provide factual information about yourself. The personal details you provide must accurately represent your current conditions. Anyone found to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified.

Candidates must also prepare the following documents:

  • A certified copy of your South African ID
  • Your most updated academic transcripts, for example:
    • Grade 11 final results slip and mid-year results slip (for Grade 12 candidates)
    • Grade 12 final results slip and mid-year results slip (for 1st year university students)
  • Your most recent academic year results slip and mid-year results slip (for 2nd-3rd year university students)
  • Financial statements (financial check affidavits) dully signed by your parents/guardians, and you (the bursary candidate). (Download the affidavit template).

All these documents must be included in your applications. Incomplete dossiers will automatically be rejected by the selection committee.

Only applications sent through the portal above will be recognised. Submissions made through other methods, such as fax or email, will be rejected.

Closing Date
Application is available as long as it is not deleted on its official website.

Make sure you submit your applications as soon as possible. This will help you guarantee a position throughout the recruitment process.

Nedbank holds all rights to provide anyone with a bursary or not. Anyone found to be canvassing with the selection committee’s decision will be rejected.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the Nedbank Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Email Address: [email protected].


  1. I’d really like to get this opportunity I am a hardworking person,I’m dedicated to my work and I am willing to learn more.It will be a great honour if I get this opportunity.Thank you🙏🙏

  2. Mr/miss/ mrs

    Hi my name is nkosingiphile Ndlovu and I am doing grade 12 this year and currently want to study law studies next year I’m doing the following studies English (FAL), Isizulu(Hl), History, Geography, Dramatic Arts, life Orientation, Mathematical literary

    I am interested in the bursary program because I am a dedicated student and a hard worker and promise not to put the bursary to waste

    my mother is a single mother of 4 and cannot afford to pay my tertiary studies because if her salary ill very much appreciate it if you could take my offer into consideration

    Yours sencerely
    Nkosingiphile Mcebo Ndlovu

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