Capitec Bank Bursary

Capitec Bank, established in 2001, is currently South Africa’s second biggest retail bank, with more than 10 million customers and over 13 000 employees across its various branches.

Founded by Michiel Le Roux, Riaan Stassen and Jannie Mouton, the bank prides itself on offering low costs to their customers, allowing freedom for clients to pay per transaction and offering the highest interest rate on deposits.

While the bank serves individuals and businesses, it does not provide business banking for companies, close corporations, partnerships or trusts. The banks products include: Commercial Banking, Investments, Investment Banking, Savings, Loans, Debit Cards and Credit Cards.


Capitec Bank bursaries will be awarded to students within the following fields of study (Undergraduate/ Postgraduate degrees):

  • Economics and Management Science
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Statistics
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Economic Science
  • Mathematical Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Systems Higher Certificate (Engineering/ Internet/ Software Development)



Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric/ National Certificate (Vocational)
  • Studying or plan on studying within one of the aforementioned Undergraduate or Postgraduate fields of study
  • Studying or plan on studying at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • Strong academic record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Willing to relocate and work within Stellenbosch, Western Cape
  • No working experience is required



Applications must be done online at:
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ National Certificate (Vocational), if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic results (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae



For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Capitec directly:
Capitec Bank: Head Office
Tel: 0860 102 043

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