How to get a bursary:
The purpose of the project is to annually place between 250 – 300 fully bursared Black African and Coloured students at selected SAICA-accredited universities in cohorts of 50 per university on special undergraduate BCom Accounting education programmes. The accredited universities that are part of the programme are the University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Johannesburg, Stellenbosch University, University of Pretoria, University of Cape Town, Free State University and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
The Thuthuka Bursary Fund is looking for academically strong learners who aspire to become Chartered Accountants. Students who do exceptionally well in Mathematics and have excellent marks in the other subject to qualify for university entrance may apply.
Requirements for application of the Thuthuka bursary:
The learner must be African or Coloured
The learner must be a South African Citizen
The learner must obtain at least 60% on Mathematics (5 or above on the NSC Scale of Achievement) NOT MATHS LITERACY
The learner must be in Grd12 intending on studying B comm. Accounting
The learner must be financially needy and will be assessed using the NSFAS MEANS TEST to confirm financial need
The Process of Awarding a Bursary
The application must have met the above criteria:
The learner must have applied or be in the process of applying to one of the following tertiary institutions:
University of Johannesburg
University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Commerce code CB011)
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
University of Pretoria
University of Orange Free State
University of Witwatersrand (WITS)
Once the learner has met the above criteria they will be called in for testing
Depending on the test results then the learner may be called in for an interview.
Once the learner has met all the above requirements and gone through the relevant test and interview only then will the bursary be provisionally awarded to the learner pending the final Grade 12 results.
Complete an application form, with all the supporting documents, and have it reach us before 30 April.
Thuthuka Bursary Fund
P.O. Box 59875
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