Barclays #RisingEagles Graduate Programme in Africa 2017

Barclays #RisingEagles Graduate Programme
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The Barclays #RisingEagles Graduate Programme is a programme organized by Barclays Company to the applicants of Africa. The #RisingEagles Graduate programme is available for graduate students in the field of banking, technology, and management.

The main object of the #RisingEagles Graduate programme by Barclays is to allow young graduates to spread their wings and ascend to greater heights.

Note that Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards.

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following areas for the scholarship:

  1. A postgraduate qualification (minimum NQF Level 8) in any of the disciplines that we recruit from, obtained before January 2018.
  2. There is an exception for Tanzania whereby a three-year degree will be accepted.
  3. Less than 24 months’ permanent work experience (this excludes temporary work during full-time studies).

Scholarship Level


Scholarship Field

Corporate and Investment Banking

Retail and Business Banking

Africa Technology

Group Functions

Wealth and Investment Management & Insurance


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Scholarship Benefits

Training and Development

Rising Eagles offers a blended approach to training and development that combines classroom training, group activities, assignments and e-learning. The programme is enhanced with specific events where we host specialist speakers to deliver key topics that affect our business and your role. Whichever one of business areas applicants join, they’ll be guided, molded and trained for 12 months– building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a leader for our future. Every step of the way, our training and support will keep your development on track.


Applicants won’t be on this journey alone. From the day you arrive, you’ll have a buddy on hand – a previous graduate – to offer guidance, advice and support – who’ll always be there to share their experience and expertise with you.

Additional training

Support applicant’s personal and professional development. There’s a vast array of training opportunities available from talks, projects and competitions to practical skills sessions. Not to mention the 300+ online learning modules available through our Learning for Africa portal.

Who Can Apply (Nationality)




South Africa



Scholarship Deadline

11th August 2017

Application Process

Applications are screened to ensure they meet our minimum academic requirements. How you approach and answer the application questions will also play a role in our selection process.


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