Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) Bursaries 2018 – 2019

About AGSA

The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) was founded in 1911 and is the supreme audit institution of South Africa. One of the major responsibility of AGSA is to audit and report on how the government spends the South African taxpayers’ money. AGSA provides audit reports on all government departments, public entities, municipalities and public institutions every year. In addition to this, reports on discretionary audits, performance audit, and other special audits are also presented.


AGSA Bursaries

AGSA bursary scheme provides financial support for all South African citizens regardless of race, color or creed, who wish to study Chartered Accountancy degrees.

The bursary covers tuition fees, hostel/university accommodation fees with meals or a living allowance and book allowance. Upon completion of studies, bursary holders will be required to serve articles with AGSA for at least 3 years.


AGSA Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

General Qualifications:

  • Full-time students who wish to pursue studies in Chartered Accountancy fields such as BCom Accounting CA stream, Bachelor of Accounting CA stream and BCompt at a SAICA accredited university
  • Only South African citizens
  • Skills required includes:
    • Strong English communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Initiative, determination and dedication to succeed
    • Strong leadership ability

For Grade 12 students:

  • Matric exemption and university acceptance
  • Minimum 60% in English and Mathematics (not Maths literacy)

For 2nd year students:

  • Minimum 60% in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting

For 3rd and Final year students:

  • Minimum 60% in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting
  • Minimum 60% in all subjects specifically Auditing and Taxation


How to Apply and Application Details

  1. Application for the 2019 academic year will reopen on August 1 2018.
  2. Once the application opens, register your profile on their website at
  3. Submit certified copies of the documents as stated in the application in pdf format with 2mb maximum file size. These documents may include:
    • ID
    • Grade 11 and Grade 12 year-end results, for Grade 12 applicants
    • University acceptance letter, for Grade 12 applicants
    • Most recent full academic records, for 2nd, 3rd and final year applicants
    • Acceptance letter into CTA programme, for 3rd and final year applicants


Closing Date

 15 September Anually 


Contact Details

Address: 300 Middel Street, New Muckleneuk, Pretoria, SA
Post: PO Box 446 Pretoria 0001
Telephone: 012-426-8000
Fax: 012-426-8257
Email: [email protected]
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