Aon Bursaries in South Africa 2022 (UPDATED)

If you are looking for a lifetime opportunity to move your academic career forward, consider applying for Aon Bursaries.

The program is targeted at students in South Africa who wish to study further or jumpstart their career within the Insurance industry, Aon will choose 3 top-achieving students for the bursary.


Aon plc was founded by Patrick Ryan in 1982, as the result of a merger involving the Ryan Insurance Group and the Combined Insurance Company of America. However, it wasn’t until the year 1987 that the company changed its name to Aon, which means “one” in Gaelic.

The expert services firm that provides retirement, health consulting and risk services, are headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Aon has approximately 500 offices throughout the world, in 120 countries and 50 000 staff members. South Africa branch of Aon currently has over 800 staff members who operate in 8 provinces, within 13 local offices.

It is among those states’ top providers of hazard consulting, employee benefit providers, insurance broking and reinsurance broking, such as business, private and employee insurance.


Bursaries are available within the following fields of study:

  • Insurance industry
  • Risk

Host Nationality:

This Scholarship will take place in SOUTH AFRICA. If you are an international student and you wish to study in the UK, this is for your Complete Guide to Getting A UK Tier 4 Student Visa For International Students.

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Eligible Nationality:

The Bursary is open to all South African students to study in any of the country’s universities. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

Scholarship Benefits:

The worth of this bursary/ fees covered by the bursary will be determined once bursary recipients have been chosen.

Aon Bursaries For South African Students


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full time towards a qualification majoring in Risk and Insurance (2nd year OR 3rd-year students only) Studying at a recognized tertiary institute at South Africa
  • Excellent academic record


  • The application must be done online at
  • Before you can apply, you’ll be asked to Register an account here:
  • As Soon as You have registered, you can proceed to log in and apply here:

Submit clear copies of these supporting documentation Together with your completed Form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Full academic record from your tertiary institution (certified copy of)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Aon Bursaries for South Africans Deadline

This grant opens in November and closes on 10th of January.


For questions associated with the bursary program, please contact Aon directly:
Head-office — Sandton
Tel: 011 944 7000

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