Accounting Bursaries South Africa 2024


Accounting Bursaries are financial awards that are given to students who are studying towards an accounting qualification. Bursaries can help to cover the cost of tuition fees, accommodation, living expenses, and other study-related costs.

There are many different types of accounting bursaries available in South Africa, and they are offered by a variety of organizations, including:

  • Professional accounting bodies, such as the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Government agencies, such as the Department of Higher Education and Training
  • Private sector companies, such as KPMG, Deloitte, and PwC
  • Universities and colleges

To be eligible for an accounting bursary, students typically need to meet certain criteria, such as:

  • Being a South African citizen
  • Studying towards an accredited accounting qualification
  • Having a good academic record
  • Demonstrating financial need (in some cases)

The application process for accounting bursaries varies depending on the bursary provider. However, most bursary applications require students to submit the following documentation:

  • A completed application form
  • Certified copies of their academic transcripts
  • Proof of financial need (in some cases)
  • A letter of motivation

The deadline for applying for accounting bursaries also varies depending on the bursary provider. However, most bursary applications are due in the first quarter of the year.

Here are some of the benefits of receiving an accounting bursary:

  • Financial assistance to help cover the cost of tuition fees, accommodation, living expenses, and other study-related costs
  • Access to mentorship and support from the bursary provider
  • Networking opportunities with other bursary recipients and professionals in the accounting industry
  • The opportunity to give back to your community after you graduate


Above is the list of accounting bursaries that are available for students and learners to apply for before the closing date.

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