OMIG Imfundo Trust 2019 Scholarship

Posted on :

25 Apr, 2018

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Scholarships in South Africa

The OMIG Imfundo Trust scholarships provide funding to study on a full-time basis for a first-time undergraduate degree/diploma (including BTech) at an accredited University Institutions in South Africa


•    Registration and tuition fees, for students studying on a full-time basis
•    Prescribed books and other approved study materials.
•    Approved accommodation
•    Meals and a small stipend

Student support is provided for all of our students, in the form of our service providers, StudyTrust.

Support is also given to final year students who are required to find work experience in their line of study.


The main criteria considered for the scholarships are: 

•    Academic excellence: Selection will be done on the basis of Grade 11 final results, Grade 12 June results and Grade 12 preliminary results
•    The minimum requirements are A 70% average and not less than 70% for Mathematics, and 70% for English FAL (or 60% for English HL).
•    The Imfundo Trust Programme is for candidates whose parent(s) or guardian(s) would not be able to afford to pay their tertiary fees
•    Learners from rural and township backgrounds will be given preference
•    Hard working learners who are able to demonstrate that they are more likely to succeed in the tertiary study
•    At least 50% of candidates should be a black female

The scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic ability and the financial needs of the applicant.

Interviews are conducted with applicants who meet the shortlisted requirements, and the Board of Trustees will consider any other relevant factors when making the final decision on granting the scholarships.

The Imfundo Trust reserves the right to adjust or withdraw any scholarship amount that may be awarded in terms of this application, should you be a beneficiary of other financial assistance (e.g. bursary, grants, loans, scholarships, awards, etc).

The main requirement is that the student passes each academic year in order to qualify for their subsequent year of study.

Students who are awarded the scholarship do not need to pay back the scholarship.

Upon completion of their studies, students are not obligated to join Old Mutual Investment Group.

The courses covered by the scholarship are those that will be applicable to careers within the investments industry, namely:
•    Business, Commerce, Finance and Management Sciences/Studies
•    Computer Science and Data Processing
•    Law
•    Mathematical Sciences

As our investments business has expanded into Agri-funds, infrastructure and renewable energy we are also accepting degrees of study in the fields of

•    Agricultural Studies
•    Engineering and Engineering Technology

Applications need to be submitted electronically onto the StudyTrust website at this link.


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