General Information

In line with our joint commitment to the role corporates must play in developing young talent to take the nation forward, Nedbank and Old Mutual aim to harness the thoughts and opinions of students from a diversity of backgrounds and countries. Entrants are encouraged to be bold, innovative and meticulous in their research.

Because the possibility exists that the fruit of this competition could be an idea or innovation that could change the course of South African economic history, we offer generous cash prizes.

2020 Prizes

Postgraduate Category
  • 1st Prize: R150 000
  • 2nd Prize: R100 000
  • 3rd Prize: R50 000
Undergraduate Category
  • 1st Prize: R60 000
  • 2nd Prize: R40 000
  • 3rd Prize: R20 000
Competition Closed
Do you have a Query?

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