ABOUT THE COMPANY – AON
Aon South Africa Bursary
Aon plc was founded by Patrick Ryan in 1982, as the result of a merger between 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 professional services firm who provide retirement, health consulting and risk services, are headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The companies 6 core capabilities include: Risk; Talent; Health; Retirement; Capital; Data & Analytics.
Aon has around 500 offices across the globe, in 120 countries and 50 000 staff members. Aon in South Africa currently has over 700 staff members who operate in 8 provinces, within 12 local offices.
Aon South Africa is one of the countries top providers of risk consulting, employee benefit solutions, insurance broking and reinsurance broking, for business, employees and personal insurance.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
Aon South Africa will be awarding bursaries to 3 top achieving students who wish to further their studies and jump start their career within the Insurance industry.
Bursaries will be awarded to 3rd year, Honours or Masters degree students, studying towards a Risk and Insurance qualification.
The value of the bursary/ fees covered by the bursary will be determined once bursary recipients have been chosen.
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
- Entering the 3rd year/ Honours or Masters of study in 2021
- Studying at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
- Excellent academic record
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://aon.graduate.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/View/AON201124-1
(Reference Number: AON201124-1)
Before you can apply, you will be required to Register an account here: https://aon.graduate.erecruit.co/candidateapp/SignUp
Once you have registered, you can proceed to Login and apply here: https://aon.graduate.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Login
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record from your tertiary institution (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
10 January 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Aon directly:
Head Office – Sandton
Tel: 011 944 7000