Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA): Bursaries 2021


Last updated on September 12th, 2020 at 05:31 pm

Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) is offering Bursaries Programme for 2021 academic year.

Bursary application Closing date is 30 September 2020

Nationality: South African citizens

Requirements/Conditions

  • The bursary is only for Chartered Accountancy studies, i.e. must be studying or intending to study towards being a Chartered Accountant (i.e. BCom Accounting CA stream, Bachelor of Accounting CA stream and BCompt).
  • The bursary will only be awarded for full time studies done at a University accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). 
  • Once awarded, the bursary will cover tuition fees, university accommodation, meals and books.
  • Bursary holders are required to serve articles / enter into a training contract with the organisation on completion of their studies as per the bursary contract.
  • Only South African citizens will be awarded a bursary.

All candidates must be:

  • Proficient in English with strong communication skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have a drive, determination and commitment to succeed
  • Have strong leadership potential

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

Matric students (applying for 1st year):

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric
  • Achieve a minimum result of 60% for English
  • Achieve a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics (NOT Mathematics Literacy)
  • Must pass Matric with an exemption and university entrance
  • Be accepted to study at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Intend on studying full-time towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)

1st year students (applying for 2nd year):

  • South African citizen
  • In your first year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • Studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Achieve a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Achieved a minimum result of 60% for English in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics (NOT Mathematics Literacy) in Matric

2nd year students (applying for 3rd year):

  • South African citizen
  • In your second year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • Studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Achieve a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Achieve a minimum result of 60% for Management Accounting

Final year students (applying for postgraduate studies):

  • South African citizen
  • In final second year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • Achieve a minimum result of 55% for all core modules
  • Accepted into the CTA program

How to apply

Please note the following before applying:

  • You have to register your profile before applying.
  • The documents you upload should be in PDF format and should not exceed 2MB.
  • If you make a mistake, the system will delete your uploaded documents and you have to upload them again.
  • if the requested academics are unavailable, kindly please apply with the last highest completed academic results that you have.

To fill in the application form please click here.

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