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South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA): Thuthuka Bursaries 2024

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA): Thuthuka Bursaries 2024 has become available for financially needy South African students pursuing any of the following qualifications. If interested, see the below requirements. STREAK OF LUCK!

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants invites student to apply for Thuhuka Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Company: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

Job Type: Bursary

Location: South Africa

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

The Thuthuka Bursary is open to students who are studying towards a career in Chartered Accountancy – specifically the following undergraduate qualifications, at these selected institutions:

  • University of Johannesburg – Bachelor of Accounting (course code: BCA012)
  • University of Pretoria – BCom Accounting Sciences (course code: 07130042)
  • University of Witwatersrand – BAcc Science (course code: CB008)
  • University of the Free State, Bloemfontein Campus – Bachelor of Accounting (course code: 6319)
  • University of Fort Hare – BCom Accounting (course code: 60001)
  • University of Cape Town – BCom (course code: CB023)
  • University of the Western Cape – BCom Accounting (course code: 1021) or BCom Accounting Extended Curriculum (course code: 1753)
  • Stellenbosch University – BCom Accounting/ B Rek (course code: 3091001)
  • Rhodes University – BCom Accounting
  • Nelson Mandela University – BCom Accounting (course code: 40003)
  • North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus – BCom CA (course code: 500 155 E371P)
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Westville Campus – BCom Accounting (course code: BCOA)
  • University of Limpopo – Post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA)

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses:

  1. tuition,
  2. books,
  3. meals,
  4. residence fees and
  5. accommodation.

Bursary recipients will also have access to the following benefits: academic support (including various academic enrichment programmes: additional tutorials, study skills workshops etc), social and emotional support, work-readiness and life skills training, mentoring and counselling, and access to dedicated programme manager exposure to experienced chartered accountants and business leaders as mentors.

NB: The Thuthuka Bursary will NOT pay for existing loans or debts.

Bursary recipients will be required to sign a contract with the Thuthuka Education and Upliftment Fund (TEUF) and NSFAS.

Bursaries are awarded annually and are renewed at the discretion of the fund. Candidates will be selected based on 3 main criteria: academic results, financial need as determined by the NSFAS financial means test and National Benchmark Test (NBT) results.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be a Black African or Coloured student
  • You must be from a disadvantaged background
  • You must be currently in Matric OR have completed Matric within the last 2 years OR be currently studying towards one of the qualifications listed above
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics in Grade 11 (NOT Mathematics Literacy or Technical Mathematics)
  • You must have applied or are in the process of applying, to study towards one of the qualifications listed above, at one of the SAICA accredited universities
  • You must have a combined family income of NOT more than R350 000 per annum
  • You must have written or will write the National Benchmark Tests (NBT) before the bursary closing date

How to Apply for SAICA: Thuthuka Bursaries 2024


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