You're the change we want to invest in

The Ninety One Bursary Scheme applications for 2022 will open soon!
The Ninety One Bursary Scheme applications for 2022 will open soon!

Ninety One Bursary Scheme

Ninety One wants to invest in promising young matriculants, who need financial and non-financial support to help make their big ambitions happen and to achieve their goal of studying at a tertiary institution.

We are committing to investing in the future, seeking opportunity in change, and supporting talent and potential. We want to help strengthen South Africa’s productive labour force in sectors where skills are most needed.

We will soon open the Ninety One Bursary Scheme for applications from students who are as ready as we are to take on the future, and who would like to start their first year of study in 2022.


The comprehensive bursary covers: Full tuition, accommodation, meals and learning material.

What bursaries will be available?


If you are starting your first year at university in 2022, you’re the change we want to invest in. Our wide range of bursaries are in these related fields of study:
  • Financial services
  • IT
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare (excl. medicine, dentistry, veterinary science)
  • Psychology
  • Education

What are the criteria?

To meet the criteria, an applicant should:
  • Intend on studying full time in one of the aforementioned fields of study, at a South African university
  • Be a South African citizen under the age of 21 in 2022
  • Demonstrate financial need (Typically a family income of less than R600 000 per annum)
  • Meet the minimum entrance requirements for their chosen field of study
  • Demonstrate academic excellence
  • Preferably have obtained a minimum of Level 6 (70%) in English and mathematics or sciences in Grade 11
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities