BCom Accounting students are encouraged to apply for the SAICA Thuthuka Bursaries currently available until 31 July 2020.
This bursary programme ensures that 250-300 fully Bursared Black African and Coloured Students are placed in Universities across the country. These students are placed in special undergraduate BCom Accounting education programmes.
The following Universities support the programme:
- Nelson Mandela University (NMU)
B Com Accounting (Course Code 40003)
- University of Johannesburg (UJ)
Bachelor of Accounting (Course Code BCA012)
- University of CapeTown (UCT) B Com (Course Code CB023)
- University of Witwatersrand (WITS) B Acc Science (Course Code CB008)
- University of Fort Hare (UFH) B commerce in Accounting (Course Code 60001)
- University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN – Westville Campus) BCom Accounting (Course Code BCOA)
- University of the Free State (UFS – Bloemfontein Campus) Bachelor of Accounting (Course/Study Code 6319)
- University of Pretoria (UP) B Com Accounting Sciences (Course Code 07130042)
- Stellenbosch University (SU) B Com Accounting/B Rek (Course Code 3091001)
- North West University (NWU – Potch Campus) B Com CA (Course Code 500 155 E371P)
- Rhodes University (RU) Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
What does one require in order to qualify?
- 60% in Mathematics Grade 11 Final Results or Level 5
- Qualifying points for university entrance
- Financial need
- Be African or Coloured
Supporting documents required:
- Signed consent
- Guardian/Parents’ ID
- Parent or Guardian’s Salary Slip
- ID copies of dependants
- Final Grade 11 results
- Final Grade 12 results
- Full University Transcript
- University provisional acceptance letter (if still in high school)
Individuals can apply by visiting this site here.
The bursary is available to individuals with ambitions of becoming Chartered Accountants. As the name suggests “Thuthuka,” the bursary is designed to help individuals prosper and get ahead.