PSG Bursary Program in IT and Engineering

If you are a South African students wishing to further your education but family income cannot afford to fulfil the financial obligation for your tertiary education then apply for the PSG Bursary program in IT and Engineering for the 2019 intake. Students who have always maintained satisfactory academic performance and are interested in the aforementioned fields are encouraged and welcome to apply!


PSG is a financial service group that offers services such as investments, financial planning, unit trusts, life insurance, stockbroking, estate, healthcare. Commercial as well as personal short term insurance. This top independent service group has been operating since 98. It is now present not only in South Africa but also in Namibia and Mauritius. There are three major categories that the company’s service is divided into: “PSG Wealth” which is reserved for family, individual and business wealth management services, “PSG Insure” which is for personal and commercial short-term insurance and “PSG Asset Management” that’s available for segregated portfolios, global funds and local unit trusts for institutions and individuals.

The PSG Bursary program in IT and Engineering is available for applications to all students studying towards an IT or Engineering degree qualification and are interested in further their career in the financial service industry. The award will be awarded to the following study programs:

  • Statistics
  • Actuarial science
  • Applied mathematics
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Informatics
  • Investments Management (CFP will serve as an advantage)
  • Informatics systems
  • Data Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Software Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Project Management
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
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Qualified incumbents will receive coverage for study expenses such as tuition cost, prescribed textbooks, and more.

Aside from the fact that students will receive financial support, they will also be awarded with:

  • Working experience in the financial services industry
  • Entrance into the graduate program
  • Coaching, mentoring as well as hands-on training

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying towards a degree qualification in one of the fields mentioned above
  • Able to work well in a team and keep calm under pressure
  • Must have achieved at least overall average of 65%
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Energetic
  • Resilient
  • Ambitious
  • Solution oriented
  • Self-motivated

How to Apply

Commence your application online here by quoting the reference number (#PSG-51343)

Candidates are required to register an account beforehand prior to applying. You can do it here and then log in with your new account here

Along with the online application, you must also submit clear copies of the following materials. Submission of these documents are mandatory and therefore, any missing items will lead to your application not being taken into consideration by the bursary committee.

  • Certified copy of degree qualification certificate
  • A CV
  • Academic transcripts

Make sure your application is submitted no later than November 30, 2018 as no late application will be regarded.

Should you have any queries related to the PSG Bursary program in IT and Engineering or encounter difficulties during your online application, please contact the PSG Head Office via:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0800 551 552

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