2020 IFA Bursary Scheme

Since 2008 Clientèle has committed itself to doing its part through the IFA Bursary Scheme by giving academically deserving learners the opportunity to lead a successful career in their chosen profession.
Tomorrow’s Leaders 2020 IFA Bursary Scheme Rich with the potential to make a difference to South Africa, many bright young minds are constrained because of a lack of funding and circumstance.

We are proud to have invested over R11 million since 2009 in the IFA Bursary Scheme and given over 115 learners the opportunity to study at the top tertiary institutions across the country


  • The biological child or under the legal guardianship of an active IFA who has paid the monthly business fee for 12 or more months prior to 30 April 2020.
  • A South African citizen
  • Under the age of 21 at 30 April 2020.
  • Have a minimum aggregate of 60%, with all subjects being a minimum of 50% in Grade 11 and 12 and if already at university, all subjects must have been passed with a minimum of 50%.
  • Application Requirements:
    • ID document (certified copy)
    • ID photo attached to the form
    • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
    • Matric results or progress report, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
    • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
    • Latest tertiary progress report, if currently in your first year of tertiary studies (certified copy)
    • Parents/ guardians proof of income (if employed: latest payslips/ letter from employer/ tax return statement, if unemployed: sworn
      statement, if self-employed: latest financial statement)
    • Death certificates if one or both parents are deceased
    • Proof of legal guardian (where applicable)
    • Sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated/ divorced
    • Motivational letter written by your parent/ guardian

When completing this application, please take note of the following:
1. Read the instructions carefully and ensure that the information you provide is accurate.
2. Applications that are not 100% complete and signed by the applicant will not be considered.
3. No late applications will be considered.
4. Ensure that certified copies of all the requested documents are attached at the back of the form.

Application process:
1. The closing date for 2021 applications is 30 April 2020.
2. All applicants will be notified via SMS of the status of their application by 30 June 2020.
3. Please apply on time for admission to the University of your choice. A useful link for application information on all South African
universities is www.educonnect.co.za. To stand the best chance of being accepted at the University of your choice, it is important
to start your research and applications by March/April of the year prior to going to university.
4. Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview conducted by a member of the Bursary Committee and if not already
at university, will also be required to complete an online career assessment, which will be arranged by the company.
5. The final list of successful applicants will be published by 18 January 2021 and confirmed via SMS.
6. All successful applicants must send confirmation of their acceptance to university by no later than 20 January 2021.
7. At this time, successful applicants will enter into a contract with the company. A copy of the signed contract must be returned to
the Bursary Office by no later than 31 January 2021.
8. Recipients must also liaise with the Bursary Office to finalise the details of costs to be covered by the bursary fund.
9. The Bursary Committee determines which applicants are successful through a comprehensive review process. Only a select few
will be shortlisted and meeting the minimum selection criteria does not imply that an application will automatically be successful.
The Committee’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.


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