Do you want to become a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA))? Do you lack the financial means to pay for your studies?
The Thuthuka Bursary Fund invites academically deserving African and Coloured prospective students to apply for places on its programme across South African universities for study in 2013.
The purpose of the project is to annually place between 250 – 300 fully bursared 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,” states Thuthuka Bursary Fund in an advert.
The learner must be African or Coloured
The learner must be a South African Citizen
The learner must obtain atleast 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 Process of Awarding a Bursary
The application must have met the above criteria
The learner must have or be in the process of applying to one of the following tertiary
University of Johannesburg
University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Commerce code CB011 )
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
North-West University (Mafikeng Campus)
University of Pretoria
University of the Free State
University of KwaZulu Natal
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.
How to apply for the Thuthuka Bursary Fund
If you are interest and you meet the requirements please download and fill in application Thuthuka Bursary Fund Application Form for 2013 and return it to Thuthuka Bursary Fund before 30 April 2012. After selection, the Thuthuka Bursary Fund will then invite you to one of its test venues to write a selection test. Thuthuka Bursary Fund 2013 Test Venues (download).
Return the completed bursary application form to:
Thuthuka Bursary Fund
PO Box 59875
2100 (BEFORE 30 APRIL).
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