ABOUT THE COMPANY – LIBERTY
Liberty Holdings Limited was founded by Sir Donald Gordon as “Liberty Life Association of Africa Ltd” in 1957. The South African company, headquartered in Johannesburg, is a financial services and property holding company.
The company, now present in 18 countries across Africa, provides asset management; health products and investment services for over 3 million individuals, families and businesses throughout Africa.
The companies logo which reflects the Statue of Liberty, is a symbol of freedom and opportunity – Liberty believes that everyone should be able to grow their wealth and leave a legacy behind.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT
Liberty are awarding bursaries to students pursuing their studies towards an Actuarial Sciencequalification (from the 2nd year of study onward).
The following expenses will be covered by the bursary award: tuition fees, accommodation, meals, a general allowance, a book allowance and a travel allowance if applicable. Students will also receive support and networking opportunities
On completion of their studies, students are required to undertake a period of employment with Liberty, for an equal period of time as the bursary award. Students will also be requested to complete vacation work at the Liberty Life’s Head Office in Johannesburg, from the second year of study onwards.
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):
- South African citizen
- Completed Matric
- Studying full-time towards an Actuarial Science degree (from the 2nd year of study onward)
- Studying at an ASSA (Actuarial Society of South Africa) accredited University in South Africa
- Achieved and maintained high academic results for the first year of tertiary study
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
- Students with strong leadership skills and those who partake in extra curricular activities (sports/ chess club/ debate teams etc) will have a competitive advantage
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: APPLY HERE
You will be required to Register an account here:REGISTER HERE before you can Login and apply
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Proof of university enrollment/ acceptance (on university letterhead)
- Full tertiary academic record/ transcript (on university letterhead)
- Proof of any extra curricular activities (where applicable)
31 July 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Liberty directly:
Tel: 0860 456 789 / 011 408 4871