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Metropolitan Bursaries

Metropolitan bursaries are granted annually to ensure that highly self-motivated achievers are given the opportunity to realize their career ambitions in life insurance.

We've done the math, so take a look at what our bursaries have to offer in return for your skill, enthusiasm and commitment:

Metropolital Bursaries Allocation


Bursaries cover the following:

  • Registration
  • Full tuition and residential fees
  • Textbooks and incidental expenses
  • Incentive bonuses for exceptional achievements
  • Annual travel allowance for flights back home (where applicable)

We also provide vacation work from 2nd year and a basic living allowance
As well as excellent networking opportunities, your chance to meet other actuaries in the business
The opportunity to enrol at either the University of Cape Town or the University of Stellenbosch.

Upon the successful completion of your Metropolitan Bursary Programme:

You will be assigned an experienced Actuary as your Mentor
Guaranteed employment within one of the largest financial institution in Africa, where you can apply your experience and skills

Metropolitan Bursaries Requirements

You need to be a matriculant who is achieving over 85% in Mathematics ,as well as Additional Maths or Maths3. Plus you need to obtain A's in at least 2 other related subjects (e.g. Accounting/Physics), level 6 or above.

Metropolitan Bursaries applications are now open for 2014.

Contact details:
Melanie Banda
Actuarial Bursary Administrator


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