bright, young, economic minds.

The Finalists for the 2016 Competition
have been selected.
Click here to see who they are.

The winners will be announced in
February 2017, the morning after the National Treasury Budget Speech.

Click on each finalist for more information

The Questions

2016 Postgraduate & Undergraduate essay questions.


An idea could change the course of South African economic history, so we offer generous cash prizes.

2015 Winners

See all the finalists and who took top honours in the 2015 competition.

Virtual Tutors

A team of Virtual Tutors are available to help you. They will provide support and guidance on research methodology, the structure, articulation, referencing principles and general troubleshooting.

Closing Date: 30 May 2016


For queries about the competition, please contact the Budget Speech Competition administrator on:

Email : info@budgetspeechcompetition.co.za
Tel : 082 457 0819

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