PSG Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – PSG

PSG is a top independent financial services group, who provide services such as financial planning, investments, unit trusts, stockbroking, life insurance, healthcare, estate and trust services, personal and commercial short term insurance. The company has been operating since 1998, and are present not only in South Africa, but also in Mauritius and Namibia.

The companies services are split into 3 major categories: “PSG Insure” for commercial and personal short-term insurance; “PSG Wealth” for individual, family and business wealth management services; and “PSG Asset Management” for global funds, segregated portfolios and local unit trusts for individuals and institutions.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The PSG Bursary is for students who are studying towards an Engineering or IT Degree qualification and are wanting to further their career in the financial services industry.

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Investments Management (CFP will be an advantage)
  • Informatics
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Software Development
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

 

The bursary will provide coverage of the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks etc.

Apart from the financial support, students will also receive the following:

  • mentoring, coaching and hands-on training
  • entrance into the graduate programme
  • working experience within the financial services industry

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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 towards a degree qualification within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • Able to keep calm and work well under pressure
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Resilient
  • Energetic
  • Solution oriented
  • Ambitious
  • Self-motivated

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: CLICK HERE
(Reference number: #PSG-51343)

Before you can apply, you will be required to Register an account here: CLICK HERE – thereafter you must Login here: CLICK HERE
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)
  • Degree qualification certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae

 

CLOSING DATE

30 November 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 PSG directly:
Head Office
Tel: 0800 551 552
Email: info@psg.co.za

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