Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary 2024

About Sanlam

Founded in 1918, Sanlam has been around for around 105 years now with a rich heritage. The Group has rapidly evolved over the period of years and is now offering a wide range of financial services to customers, both local as well as international.

Headquartered in South Africa, Sanlam has established its footprint in 31 countries including Malaysia, India, the African continent, and other developed industries. It is present in 8 of the Top 10 largest economies across Africa.

Sanlam aims to promote financial inclusion, empowerment, and transformation through its extensive financial advice offerings, products, partnership approach, and inclusive work culture.

Regardless of where Sanlam operates, the customer is always at the center of their business initiatives. The Group designs tailored, strategic solutions for clients to help them make smart financial choices via advice-led offerings. Sanlam ensures an Omnichannel presence to ensure clients can connect with them via touchpoints they prefer.

Sanlam is now a well-established brand that inculcates prominent industry skills, superior technical expertise, and the highest level of customer loyalty. It is a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor across South Africa- which is the topmost level a company could achieve.

Since the year 2011, the Group has invested over R652 million in water security, education, financial literacy, health, employee volunteerism, and enterprise/supplier development programs.

Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary 2024

Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary 2024

Sanlam is introducing the CA Training Programme Bursary for the academic year 2024 aiming towards Africa’s talented minds that have enrolled for SAICA-accredited Post Graduate Diploma Degree in Accounting Programme in 2024.

Bright students with good qualities such as technical abilities, work ethics, professionalism, and willingness to pursue a qualification in a culture that will help them shape a better future are welcome to apply.

The Sanlam CA Training Programme is in line with the SAICA regulations, which obligates practical experience to achieve optimal professional and technical competence in the field.

The bursary will cover the following:

  • Accommodation fees
  • Tuition and registration fees
  • Monthly allowance
  • Allowance for meals and prescribed books
  • After completing the qualification, guaranteed entry into the CA Programme

Selected applicants will be joining Sanlam Bursary programme initiatives that are designed to support them in their careers. These initiatives comprise:

  • Personal academic evaluation meetings
  • Virtual bursary student meetings
  • Virtual counseling meetings
  • Mentoring support from Sanlam’s staff
  • Frequent interactions and touchpoints
  • Job shadowing opportunities (vacation work)

Eligibility Criteria

Students willing to apply for the Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary 2024 must fulfill the following criteria:

  • At least 65% average score in Undergraduate academics
  • Must be enrolled to study in a SAICA-accredited Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting programme in the year 2024.
  • Must be in financial need with household income less than R350 000 per annum

How to Apply?

Follow the below-given link and click on the “Apply Now” button.

Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary Programme 2024 

Sanlam will not accept any applications via email or after the closing date.

Documents Required

Attaching the following documents along with the application form is compulsory:

  • Proof of financial need (total household income must not exceed R350 000 per year)
  • Proof of acceptance to study for a SAICA-accredited Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting programme in 2024
  • Detailed CV determining Academics, Leadership skills, and Extra-mural activities
  • Copy of passport/ID or permanent residency
  • Motivation letter that explains answers to the following questions:
    • Describe what a CA (SA) does. In your own words.
    • Why did you choose to study accounting?
    • Why do you believe you have got what it takes to become a CA (SA)?
    • Why should Sanlam award you this bursary?

Closing Date

The application deadline is 29 November 2023.

Contact Details

All the queries related to the Sanlam CA Trainee Bursary Programme 2024 must be reached out to:


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