2021/2022 ABSA BMI Bursary Opened

ABSA BMI has launched its September 2021/2022 academic year Bursary program in South Africa, and all students are encouraged to apply for the BMI Bursary (Business, Mathematics, and Informatics), for studies at North-West University (Potchefstroom or Vaal Campus) . All interested applicants should apply using the information provided below.

CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2021.


The bursary programme is open to students who have enrolled in either of these qualifications:

  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Business Analytics/ Data Science
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Quantitative Risk Management


There are a few requirements that applicants must meet in order to be considered for admission and these are:

  • You must be a South African Citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for English in Grade 11
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics in Grade 11
  • You must be enrolled to study towards one of the aforementioned qualifications
  • You must be enrolled to study at North-West University (Potchefstroom or Vaal Campus)


Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
ABSA BMI Bursary Application

You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Most recent Matric results, if possible (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be selected to receive the bursary award (maximum of 1 page)