Thuthuka 2021 Bursaries

Are you in Matric/Grade 12 in 2020 or have you already completed Grade 12 and intend to registered towards a university qualification leading to registration as a Chartered Accountant in 2021? The Thuthuka Bursary Fund is inviting applications for their 2021 bursaries from young South Africans wishing to enrol for a South African Institute for Chartered Accountancy (SAICA)-accredited accounting qualification at a South African University (see list below).

What are the requirements?

  • Be a young South African citizen in Grade 12 in 2020 or must have already completed Grade 12;
  • Gain acceptance into a funded accountancy programme at any of the following universities: (UNIVERSITY OPTIONS: The following Universities are the only universities working with Thuthuka)
Nelson Mandela University (NMU) B Com Accounting (Course code 40003)University of Free State (UFS – Bloemfontein Campus) Bachelor of Accounting (Course code 6319)
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Bachelor of Accounting (Course code BCA012)Stellenbosch University (SU) B Com Accounting/B Rek (Course code 3091001)
University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN – Westville Campus) BCom Accounting (Course code BCOA)University of Pretoria (UP) B Com Accounting Sciences (Course code 07130042)
University of Cape Town (UCT) B Com (Course Code CB023)North West University (NWU – Potch Campus) B Com CA (Course code 500 155 E371P)
University of Witwatersrand (WITS) B Acc Science (Course Code CB008)Rhodes University (RU) Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
University of Fort Hare (UFH) B Com Accounting (Course Code 60001)University of Western Cape (UWC) (Course Code 1021 or 1753)
Apply to at least 3 Universities, one of the Universities must be closest to your home. Thuthuka Bursaries are only awarded to the students who accepted at these Universities. NB: All bursaries are awarded in line with the criteria set by and at the discretion of TBF and its partner Universities.

How to apply?

To apply for the 2021 Thuthuka Bursary Fund CLICK HERE

Closing date: 31 July 2020

You’d need the following documents to apply online:

  • Signed consent form (download it here)
  • Applicant’s ID
  • Parent(s)’/Guardian(s)’ ID
  • Parent(s)’/Guardian(s)’ salary slip
  • Copies of ID documents of persons dependent on family income
  • Final Grade 11 results
  • Final Grade 12 results (if completed Grade 12)
  • Full university transcript (if already at University)
  • University provisional acceptance letter (if you are still in high school).

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