Barclays Bank of Botswana is proud to announce the eighth round of request for applications from students who wish to pursue their Masters Degree. The Barclays - F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 in honour of the former president of Botswana Mr. Festus Mogae.

Scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at a recognized institute of higher learning in Botswana. The desired courses of study are: Accounting; Economics; Engineering; Finance; Human Resources; Information Technology; Law; Marketing; Mathematics; and Business Management. Students from other fields of study may be considered at the discretion of the governing committe.

Eligible Applicants

  • Citizens of Botswana- People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Registered for a Masters degree on a full time basis and not on secondment with a company
  • Falls within the top 20% of her/his respective class in the final two years of undergraduate studies and should have achieved an overall aggregate pass rate of 75%
  • Clean criminal record

Primary Award Criteria

  • Academic Achievements which will include grades and GPA and class rank.
  • Financial Need
  • Involvement in community and extracurricular activities
  • Personal attributes

Criteria for Barclays Colleagues

  • Employees who have completed their probationary period
  • A very strong performer

Award Restrictions

  • Non-renewable- This means that one individual can only benefit once

Other Requirements

  • Completed application form- available at all Barclays Branches
  • Police Clearance
  • Three letters of reference
  • Motivation Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Financial information summary
  • Acceptance Letter from an institution of Higher Learning

Deadline for application is Monday, 6 July 2015.

 

Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application and supporting documents to:

Human Resource Director
Barclays Bank of Botswana
P.O. Box 748
Gaborone

Or drop them off at the following places:

Barclays Bank of Botswana Head Office
Plot 74358, Building 4 Prime Plaza
Central Business District
Gaborone

or any Barclays Bank of Botswana Branch

Download application form

F.G Mogae Scholarship mailer