COMPETITION ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED
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Win R60 000 Undergraduate category.
Second Prize: R40 000
Third Prize: R20 000
Win R150 000 postgraduate category.
Second Prize: R100 000
Third Prize: R50 000
The Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition is celebrating its 50th year anniversary. The competition has become a major catalyst for many of the students who have entered it over the years, propelling them to meaningful careers in both the private and public sector. The sponsors have been privileged of hosting some of the brightest young bidding economists in the country, people who have gone on to significant positions both in South Africa and abroad.
To grow economic excellence in South Africa by:
- Promoting the principles of sustainable economic development.
- Developing future leaders in the field of economics, with a focus on young black university students.
- Making young South Africans excited about economics as a subject and career path.
- Providing the students with an opportunity to establish contact with key players in the facial world.
Making the competition part of the National Budget institution.
View the 2020 finalists
The wait is over! The finalists of the 2020 Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition have been announced.
A WORD FROM OUR PAST WINNERS
I find that the Budget Speech Competition has great value for aspiring economic students. Not only are the topics economically relevant, but the Budget Speech Competition events in Cape Town gave students an opportunity to meet and talk to some of the most influential policy makers in South Africa.