Accounting can open many doors as the range of fields to study into is so diverse offering their own unique fields of employment. These are mostly for those who have a passion for numbers. Bursaries in this field of study can be found in multitudes each offering financial aid that is different with employment benefits at a variety of companies.
Here are some of the most commonly found study fields if considering accounting as a career choice:
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
Students who want to follow any of these study fields are required to have the following to qualify for a bursary concerning these fields of study within South Africa.
- You have to be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card.
- You have to be able to prove the need for financial assistance.
- You have to be able to prove a willingness to learn as well as a passion for the field of study chosen by outstanding academic records with a strong Mathematics symbol.
There are a number of companies providing bursaries for these and many other fields of study that one could consider for a bursary.
Here are a number of those companies that you can contact for bursaries in these fields:
- Anglo Platinum
- British American Tobacco
- De Beers
- Department of Finance
- Department of Transport
- Ernest & Young
- National Treasury Department
- Old Mutual
- Pure Merit & Merit
- Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo
- Young Leaders
Students from these fields of study will not only be able to find work within South Africa but international opportunities can also be looked at. Depending upon the company students might be required to work back a set duration for the bursary sponsorship. All the information needed by students is available through the bursaries on this site.
Once a student has successfully graduated they can also start their own accounting firm if they desire to do so with assistance although there are so many work opportunities available. Students who have a perfect grasp of numbers and know that this is what they want to do should apply for a bursary within this field.
For more information have a look at all the bursaries available and make the correct choice that is suited for you.