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Absa Group Limited Fellowship Programme 2021

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Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the Absa Group Limited Fellowship Programme 2021. The application process is ongoing.

Absa Group Limited, and originally Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, is a South African-based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, as well as bancassurance.

Absa Group Limited Fellowship Programme

The Fellowship aims to:

  • Advance education
  • Drive transformative collaboration
  • Develop capable leadership
  • Facilitate progressive thinking

The Absa Fellowship journey will coincide with the duration of a student’s undergraduate studies, with candidates ultimately emerging as private or public sector leaders in their chosen industries; able to actively shape their societies, promote sustainability and bring the possibility to live in ways that the world hasn’t seen before.

What does the Fellowship offer?

The Absa Fellowship Programme is much more than an ordinary scholarship or bursary initiative. While successful candidates will receive financial support towards their academic studies, they are expected to actively participate in a specially curated leadership development programme created by Absa.

Academic costs

  • Full tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Laptop
  • Textbooks & Educational equipment
  • Monthly stipend
  • Meal allowance

Leadership programme

  • Travel (if required)
  • Learner modules and guides
  • Online lectures and assessments
  • Emotional wellness check-in sessions, academic tutoring and mentoring

The Fellowship will provide a platform for participants to “engage the world to change the world” by creating their own content and posing their own questions. The Fellowship will also offer an involved emotional and academic wellness support structure.

What are the criteria to apply?

  • A catalyst for change
  • Brave and ready to embrace the possibility
  • Ethical and socially conscious
    • Studying towards an undergraduate degree in:
    1. Science
    2. Technology
    3. Engineering
    4. Creative Arts
    5. Mathematics
    6. Humanities (Social Sciences)
    7. Digital/Data Design
  • A strong student with a matric average of 65% or more
  • Between the age of 18 and 25 years
  • Entering the first year of tertiary studies, with provisional or full acceptance from Absa’s pre-selected universities.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online.

 

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