We are committed to upskilling and developing future leaders of SA.

The great Nelson Mandela said that “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” In this spirit, the JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) benefits students to reach their academic goals. The JEF offers bursaries to previously disadvantaged students in their 2nd and 3rd year, or post-graduate (honours) level of studies.

JEF Application Criteria:

  • Applications are restricted to students who are South African citizens within a designated group.
  • Only applications for 2nd and 3rd year, or honours level studies will be considered.
  • Under graduate applicants must have achieved a minimum aggregate of 60%.
  • Post-graduate applicants must have achieved a minimum aggregate of 50%.
  • It is compulsory to complete ALL the sections of the bursary application form as well as submit all required supporting documents.

Preference will be given to students completing the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Accounting Science
  • Bachelor of Economic Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce or (Business) Science including:
    • Actuarial Science
    • Computational and Applied Mathematics
    • Statistics
  • Risk
  • Investment​​
  • Information Technology and Computer Science​​

We are committed to building a stronger, brighter future for all South Africans, and education is one of the ways we can achieve this. If you would like to apply for a bursary and become a beneficiary of the JSE Empowerment Fund, reach out to us!