JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursaries 2024

JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursaries 2024/2025 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Honours level) studies, at selected universities, within the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying full-time towards a degree qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be entering your 2nd, 3rd or Postgraduate (Honours) level of study in 2024
  • You must be studying at one of these Universities in South Africa: University of Pretoria, University of Johannesburg, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of Limpopo, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of the Free State, University of Fort Hare, Nelson Mandela University, North-West University
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must have a total household income of NOT more than R600 000 per annum
  • You must be from the designated group
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged background

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary Application 2024
Reference number: jse_000410

Applicants will be required to Register an account before they can Login and apply.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts, including most recent results (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of university registration (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of parents/ guardians household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ proof of grant or pension if applicable) (certified copies)
  • Proof of residence
  • An affidavit to confirm that all the information provided on the application is correct.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2023

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