Ninety One Changeblazers Undergraduate Bursary 2022

About Ninety One SA

Ninety One is an investment firm in South Africa that manages assets on behalf of other investors. Established in 1991 as Investec Asset Management, it is listed at both Johannesburg Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. It was only in 2020 that the company was renamed Ninety One SA (Pty) Ltd.

Ninety One is an active investor that invests in a variety of assets — both domestic and offshore.

To prepare students for the future, the finance company is offering financial assistance in the form of bursaries.

About the Ninety One Changeblazers Undergraduate Bursary 2022

The Changeblazer bursary is Ninety One’s investment for the next generation of leaders who’d lead the economic landscape of the future.

Ninety One Changeblazers Undergraduate Bursary

Through this bursary, the company aims to support potential talent and strengthen the productive labor force of the country. Young matriculants with the goal of graduating from a tertiary institution benefit from this scholarship.

While Ninety One funds the programme, it is CareerWise that administers the bursary. CareerWise is responsible for accepting, sorting, and selecting the candidates each year for the bursary. It also conducts the interview, screens candidates, and disburses the amount.

The Changeblazer bursary is offered to certain students every year. For the year 2022, students of the following fields of study can apply for the bursary:

  • Education
  • Financial services
  • Computer science
  • Healthcare
  • Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Information technology

Dentistry, veterinary science, and medicine aren’t included in healthcare for this year.

Ninety One Changeblazers is a comprehensive bursary. It covers the entire tuition cost, accommodation cost, travel expenses, meals expenses, and learning material expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the scholarship, you must meet the eligibility criteria. CareerWise receives thousands of applications every year. And only a handful of them are selected for the Changeblazers bursary.

One of the first things they check is eligibility, i.e., if the candidate is qualified for the bursary programme.

Here are the eligibility requirements for the Ninety One Changeblazer bursary 2022:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be under the age of 22 in the year 2022
  • Must have either completed Matriculation or currently in Matric
  • Must be willing to pursue a full-time undergrad degree in the aforementioned fields of study
  • Must be starting the first year at the university in 2022
  • Must be willing to study at a recognized university
  • The minimum overall average must be 70% or higher or Level 6 in Mathematics and English or Sciences in Grade 11
  • Must be in need of financial assistance
  • Must be fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the respective undergrad programme
  • Should have an excellent academic record
  • Should possess strong leadership qualities

Apply only if you meet all the eligibility requirements.

How to Apply?

Eligible candidates should move forward with the application process. The process is rather quick and straightforward. Here are the steps involved in applying for the Ninety One Changeblazers bursary 2022:

Create an Online Account

To apply for the bursary, you must create an online account at the CareerWise portal. You can access it here or navigate to their website.

To create an account, you’d have to provide basic information like name, ID number, email address, cellphone number, gender, among other things.

Fill out the Online Form

Once your account is created, log in to your account and fill out the online application form. You’re not required to download it. Just fill out the details on the portal itself and submit.

The form asks you certain questions about yourself and your academic qualification. It’s important to answer all the questions unless otherwise specified.

Submit Necessary Documents

The final step is to submit relevant documents. These are used to verify the details you’ve provided in the form. Here’s a list of documents you need to scan and upload:

  • ID Cards
  • Grade 11 final results
  • Matriculation results
  • Proof of registration or acceptance at the university you want to study for 2022
  • Proof of household income (recent payslips if parents are employed. Otherwise submit an affidavit if unemployed)

Upload the form and the documents once completed.

Contact Details

To get in touch with the bursary provider, contact the following:

Closing Date

The final date to send in your application is 30 September 2021. Applications submit post this date will not be accepted.

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