Investec bursaries programme is available to students who aim to study full time within towards an undergraduate degree within the following fields.
Investec Bursaries Available
Bachelor of Commerce in Informatics
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Information Science
Science and Mathematics
Commercial Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Investec Bursary Requirements
The main criteria for the awarding of Investec’s bursary are financial need and academic potential.
Must currently be in Grade 12 or in their first year at university
Working towards matric exemption with a minimum of 60% in both English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a minimum of 50% in all other subjects
How to Apply
Send an email containing the text “Please send me an Investec bursary application form” to [email protected]
Alternative Application Process
You can alternatively visit investec website in order to apply for bursaries online. Please make sure that your application is submitted before the closing date stipulated.
Investec was founded as a small leasing and financing company in 1974 in Johannesburg by Larry Nestadt, Errol Grolman and Ian Kantor. It has expanded through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. It secured a banking licence in 1980 and was first listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa in 1986, after merging with Metboard, a trust company. In 1988, Investec Bank Limited was restructured into Investec Group Limited (“IGL”), giving Investec Management and staff control of the company.
In 1990, Investec acquired property management company I. Kuper & Company (Pty) Limited, Corporate Merchant Bank Limited (formerly Hill Samuel Merchant Bank Limited) and trade finance company Reichmans Limited. Investec entered the UK market in 1992, by acquiring London-based Allied Trust Bank Limited (‘ATB’), this was the first international acquisition by the Group. In 1998, Investec acquired Guinness Mahon, a leading London based merchant bank, and Henderson Crosthwaite, its stockbroking arm, for £95m