SAICA Thuthuka Bursaries
Thuthuka is searching annually for scholastically excellent students who would like to be Chartered Accountants. This SAICA Thuthuka bursary fund is particularly aimed at students who are strong at Mathematics, however, those who perform strongly in other subjects should not be put off applying.
The only accredited universities working with Thuthuka are:
- University of Johannesburg
- University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Commerce code CB011 )
- Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
- Rhodes University
- Stellenbosch University
- University of Pretoria
- University of the Free State
- University of Witwatersrand (WITS)
- North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus)
About SAICA Thuthuka
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is one of the most influential accountancy firms in the country. SAICA administered the Thuthuka Bursary Fund, which aims to select qualified individuals from the African and Coloured student body who are interested to become Chartered Accountants, for undergraduate BCom Accounting education programmes.
SAICA Thuthuka Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
- 60% in Mathematics in your Grade 11 Final Results (Level 5)
- Passing marks for university entrance qualification
- Low income
- African or Coloured
- Pass the National Benchmark Test (NBT)
- Letter of acceptance to the university, final Grade 12 results and NBT results
How to Apply and Application Details
To apply download and fill out the PDF form found here: SAICA Thuthuka Bursary Application Form
The following must be attached to your application:
1.) Passport/ID picture
2.) Certified copies of :
- Applicant’s ID
- Parents/Guardian ID
- Parents/Guardian status of income or evidence if unemployed
- Final Grade 11 results
- Final Grade 12 results, if applicable
- University acceptance letter
- ID of persons dependent on family income
3.) A handwritten answer to the following on a separate sheet of paper:
- What is your motivation for becoming a Chartered Accountant?
- The reasons you think you should be awarded the bursary?
4.) A short essay describing yourself, family and career plans.
5.) Stamped Letter from your school confirming registration and your subjects.
Send completed form and documents to: Thuthuka Bursary Fund PO Box 59875 Kengray 2100
Or, email to [email protected] / [email protected]
Applications open from the end of January
Application deadline, April 30 annually.
Tel: +27 8610 SAICA (72422) / +27 8610 SAICA (72422)
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]ica.co.za
For more information, visit: https://www.saica.co.za/LearnersStudents/Thuthuka/ThuthukaBursaryFundTBF/tabid/716/language/en-US/Default.aspx