SANLAM: Actuarial Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2021

If you are a whiz at maths, enjoy a good challenge by solving difficult problems and are willing to remain focused and disciplined through years of studying and training, then you are just who we’re looking for.

What do we offer:

Tuition and accommodation fees
Allowances for books, travel and pocket money
Mentoring and academic support from Sanlam actuarial professionals
Vacation work and networking opportunities with Sanlam staff
Guaranteed employment after completion of studies
Continued support and payment towards actuarial board exams
Range of work rotation opportunities across a broad spectrum of disciplines
Minimum Requirements

What do we require?

Final Grade 11 results
Certified copy of your identity document (ID)
An above 90% score in Mathematics and an overall A aggregate
A motivation to support your application that answers the following questions:
In your own words, can you describe what an actuary does?
Why do you want to study actuarial science?
Why do you believe you have what it takes to become an actuary?
Why should Sanlam choose you to be a bursary holder?
If you are not successful at becoming an actuary, what other career paths are you considering?
Grade 12 results may be used as determinnig factor.


Strong Analytical Ability
Problem Solving Skills
Order and Accuracy
Attention to Detail
Ability to function independently
Good communication skills
We are committed to embracing and accelerating transformation. In accordance with Sanlam’s employment equity plan, preference will therefore be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups (Black South Africans i.e. African, Coloured and Indian scholars).