Applications are invited for 2021/2022 Sanlam Actuarial Bursaries. The Sanlam Retail Affluent business (SRA) is dedicated to empower South Africa in the middle- and upper-earnings segments to be financially confident, secure and prosperous. With deep client understanding and a focus on excellence in technology, client and intermediary experiences, SRA delivers financial solutions including comprehensive financial planning, life- and disability insurance, credit solutions, savings and investments, retirement and fiduciary services that can be accessed through various platforms.
Part of Sanlam commitment to their trade is recognising that for one to be a master in their trade, support is a key ingredient. That is why they offer bursaries to scholars who have enrolled to study Actuarial Science in 2022.
What Do We Offer
-Tuition and accommodation fees
-General allowance (books and pocket money)
-Mentoring and academic support from Sanlam actuarial professionals
-Vacation work and networking opportunities with Sanlam staff
-Guaranteed employment after completion of studies
-Continued support and payment towards actuarial board exams
-Range of work rotation opportunities across a broad spectrum of disciplines
What Do We Require
Final 2020 Grade 11 results and 1st Term as well as Prelim Grade 12 exam/test for 2021 results as well as NBT results
Certified copy of your identity document (ID)
Comprehensive CV focusing on Academics, Extra-mural activities and Leadership skills
Grade 12 results may be used as determining factor
An above 90% score in Mathematics and an overall A aggregate
A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
- In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
- Whydo you want to study actuarial science?
- Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
- Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
- If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?
How to Apply
All applications need to be completed online via the Sanlam Career Opportunities website. It is important that you submit the following documents with your application:
- Comprehensive CV as indicated
- A certified copy of your ID
- Final Grade 11 results and Grade 12 mid-year results
- A letter of motivation to support your application
We are committed to embracing and accelerating transformation. In accordance with Sanlam’s employment equity plan, preference will therefore be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups (Black South Africans i.e. African, Coloured and Indian scholars).
Applications are now open for submission.
Closing Date: 31 July 2021