Metropolitan Bursary

Metropolitan believes financial education plays a fundamental role in how it conducts business. Education is central to client interactions, particularly in Metropolitan's core target markets. Financial education helps provide financial security and is also a sustainable business practice.

Have you made a calculated decision that:

  • You are committed to a career in life insurance?

  • As an undergraduate who excels academically, Actuarial studies is where you achieve and want to be?

  • You love to set yourself apart from the rest as an elite academic, but need the 'practical' support and guidance?

  • You are looking for a reputable brand to provide you with that platform?

Each year Metropolitan grants generous bursaries to ensure that highly self-motivated achievers are given the opportunity to realise their career ambitions in life insurance.

We've done the math, so take a look at what our bursaries have to offer in return for your skill, enthusiasm and commitment:

  • We cover the costs of:

    • Registration

    • Full tuition and residential fees

    • Textbooks and incidental expenses

    • Incentive bonuses for exceptional achievements

    • Annual travel allowance for flights back home (where applicable)

  • We also provide vacation work from 2nd year and a basic living allowance

  • As well as excellent networking opportunities, your chance to meet other actuaries in the business

  • The opportunity to enroll at either the University of Cape Town or the University of Stellenbosch.

Upon the successful completion of your Bursary Programme:

  • You will be assigned an experienced Actuary as your Mentor

  • Guaranteed employment within one of the largest financial institution in Africa, where you can apply your experience and skills

Our requirements are:

  • You need to be a matriculant who is achieving over 85% in Mathematics ,as well as Additional Maths or Maths3. Plus you need to obtain A's in at least 2 other related subjects (e.g. Accounting/Physics), level 6 or above.

Click here to Download the Application form

Contact details:
Melanie Banda
Actuarial Bursary Administrator
[email protected]

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