Accounting Bursaries 2023- 2024 Bursaries for Accounting Students

Are you an Accounting student looking for Accounting bursaries?  We have a big list of bursaries for Accounting and CA.

Accounting skills are desired by many companies and a good accountant can easily find a job in South Africa AND earn a decent living. Accounting belongs to the top 10 best degrees you can have in SA if it comes to salary. No wonder so many big companies in SA offer Accounting Bursaries for students.

Accountancy means money. No company can thrive without good accountants. Becoming an accountant means studying hard and making ling days. It is not the easiest degree to get a hold on. 

If you are successfully enrolled with a University you can try to claim one of these bursaries for accounting.

Accounting Bursaries 2021 -2022

CompanyClosing Date
Afrisam15 November
Astron Energy Bursary14th April
Beka SchrederOpen all year
Bushbuckridge17 january
Cape Town City19 September
Clover Pinnacle30 September
Coronation Fund ManagersOpen: 1 July Close 30 Sept
Department of Finance30 september
Engen30 April
Ekuhurleni29 November
Engcobo Local Municipality2 October
Oppenheimer memorial Trust Scholarship
The Mabuza Foundation ScholarshipOpen: 20 Sept Close 31 okt
FassetOpen all year
FoodBev SETA19 February
GrandWest Bursary31 April
Hulamin BursaryOpen all year
IDC Industrial development Corp
Implats 31 March
Irish Aid kader Asmal Fellowship11 September
Isfap30 November
Johannesburg City12 October
Johannesburg City Power
JSE JEF Empowerment30 September
Mpumalanga Province31 October
National Treasury Department30 September
North West Province11 January
Oasis30 September
Old Mutual OMIG Imfundo30 June
Oudtshoorn22 November
Palabora30 November
PIC Public Investment Corp17 November
Pretune28 February
PPS Chairman31 October
PSG31 December
Santam30 September
SARS30 May
SIOC cdt17 December
SA Reserve Bank Bursary30 September
Standard Bank31 August
Tegkor Nelson Mandela University Accounting BursaryApril 30th
TCTA21 February
Tourvest30 September
Toyota31 August
W&RSETA28 February
Western Cape Province Bursary30 September
Young Leaders

Chartered Accounting Bursaries

You will need to enroll at a SAICA University and enroll for a Bcom degree in Chartered accounting.

Allan GrayOpen all year
BDO31 October
Charteris & Barnes30 September
Cape Town City Bursary28 November
Deloitte BursaryOpen
Ernst & Young BursaryDecember
Grant Thornton (fused with SNG)
Investec15 January
KPMGOpen all year
MazarsCurrently NA
National Treasury30 September
NedBankOpen 31 January
Old Mutual30 June
PWC PriceWaterHouseCoopers31 August
SAICA Thuthuka31 July
SABS South African Breweries
Shoprite Bursary30 June
Transnet31 July

Basic Requirements for Accounting Bursaries

Students who want to apply for an Accountancy Bursary are required to have the following to qualify for a bursary.

  • You have to be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card.
  • Provide proof you will need financial assistance.
  • Willingness to learn and a passion for accounting. Followed by outstanding academic records with a high grade in math

Make sure to read every detail of your Bursary contract. Not every company offers the same rewards and some companies will ask you to work for them as long as you have held the bursary.

Where Can You Study Accounting in South Africa?

Luckily you can study accounting on most Universities in the country. Here are listed the best Universities in South Africa to study Accounting

Universities to Study Accounting

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Stellenbosh
  • University of Witwatersrand
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of KwaZulu Natal
  • Johannesburg University
  • University of Western Cape
  • University of UNISA
  • University of Free State
  • University of Zululand
  • University of Venda
Accounting Bursaries in South Africa

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