Nedbank Namibia has awarded bursaries amounting to N$400 000 to 10 students through the bank’s bursary programme. Through a selection process made up of interviews and in-depth assessments, a total of 10 candidates were successful.
Included in this number are seven Nedbank staff members working at the bank and studying part-time.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, Nedbank Namibia’s Head of Human Capital, Faith Cloete, congratulated all the successful candidates: “As Nedbank, we pride ourselves in investing in our staff and community. Our message to the recipients of the bursary is to utilise this opportunity to propel you into your future. Including our staff into the bursary programme was very important to us and further cements the fact that Nedbank is a great place work,” she said. The Nedbank staff members who received bursaries from the institution include Ndailikana Wedeinge, Romano Louw, Stacey Lee Carrol, Nollyda Gaoses, Richardine Coetzee, Silvanus Gomxob and Luisian Tjitua. Their fields of study include Accounting, Finance, Information Technology and Law.
The other candidates who also received bursaries from Nedbank include Maria Matheus, studying towards a Bachelor of Computer Science at NUST; Petrus Nauyoma, studying towards a Bachelor of Computer Science at NUST, as well as Venick Mashuna, who is pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at CDAC in India.