Coronation Fund Managers Bursary

Coronation Fund Managers Bursary


Coronation Fund Managers was established in Cape Town, South Africa in 1993. When the company was started, there was a total of 15 staff members and no assets under management – today there is an excess of R588 billion under management.
The company is a third-party fund management company, with offices across South Africa, Namibia, Ireland and the United Kingdom.


Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study (BComm or B Bus. Science):

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Statistics

Students must also be studying or intend on studying at one of the following tertiary institutions: Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town, University of Johannesburg, University of Pretoria or the University of the Witwatersrand.


Applicants must meet the following minimal criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Completed Matric (with university entry),
  • Achieved a minimum of 70% or level 6 for English FAL and Mathematics OR Matric Exemption with a minimum “B” symbol for English FAL and Mathematics,
  • Currently studying or intend on studying full-time towards an undergraduate degree in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • Currently studying or intend on studying at one of the aforementioned universities.



Eligible students must apply online at (between 1 May and 30 September annually).
The following documents will be required to support your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Parents/ guardians/ spouse proof of income (employment letter/ payslips) (certified copy),
  • A letter about your life (written by the applicant themselves),
  • Parents/ guardians/ friends may write recommendation letters,
  • Two testimonials (one from an education official – principal or lecturer and the other one by a community leader),
  • Current tertiary students must add:
    • Matric results certificate (certified copy),
    • Latest tertiary results (certified copy),
  • Applicants who are not currently studying: include your most recent exam results (certified copy) and a letter explaining what you are doing in the current year.



30 September annually


For any bursary related queries, please contact:
The Bursaries Manager
Mr Johannes (Joe) Mcira
Tel: 011 403 1632
Fax: 086 560 5604
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