Apply for Imfundo Trust Scholarships 2025: Old Mutual Investment Group

The Imfundo Trust Scholarships provide funding to study on a full-time basis for undergraduate and selected postgraduate degree programmes at selected universities in South Africa.

Closing date: 10 October 2024

Location: South Africa

Selection Criteria

  • Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.
  • Applicants who will be in their first year next year must have achieved an average of at least 70% in the mid-year Grade 12 examinations and a minimum of 70% in Mathematics and 70% in English FAL or 60% in English HL.

  • Scholarships are only available to applicants who will be in their first or second year in 2025, with the exception of Climate Studies.
  • Applicants currently in their first year must have achieved an average of 65% and above in the latest examinations (mid-year / June).
  • Applicants from rural and township backgrounds will be given preference.


  • Interviews are conducted with applicants who meet the shortlisted requirements, and the Board of Trustees will consider any other relevant factors when making the final decision on granting the scholarships.
  • The Imfundo Trust reserves the right to adjust or withdraw any scholarship amount that may be awarded in terms of this application, should you be a beneficiary of other financial assistance (e.g. bursary, grants, loans, scholarships, awards, etc).

Degrees funded

  • Business, Commerce, Finance and Management Sciences / Studies (first and second year in 2025)
  • Computer Science and related qualifications (e. g. Computational Thinking) (first and second year in 2025)
  • Data Science (first and second year in 2025)
  • Climate Studies (postgraduate)
  • Engineering (first and second year in 2025)

How to Apply

  • Applications must be completed on StudyTrust’s online application platform before 10 October to be considered for a bursary for next year.
  • Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.

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