Nelson Mandela University: Tegkor Bursaries 2021


Nelson Mandela University invites suitable candidates to apply for Tegkor Bursary Programme 2021 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing date is 30 April 2021.

The Nelson Mandela University are inviting Accounting students to apply for the Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Accounting Bursary. The bursary is open to Undergraduate (1st year, 2nd year and 3rd) and Postgraduate students.

The 1st year bursary covers studies in these fields:

  • BCom Accounting
  • BCom Accounting Sciences

The 2nd and 3rd year bursary covers studies in these fields:

  • BCom Accounting (Chartered Accounting)
  • BCom General Accounting
  • BCom Accounting Sciences

The Postgraduate bursary covers studies in these fields:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA-CTA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing (PGDIA)

The bursary value varies according to the year of study:
1st year students will receive a maximum of R12 500 worth of funding
2nd and 3rd students will receive a maximum of R7 500 worth of funding
Postgraduate students will receive a maximum of R7 500 worth of funding

Bursary awards will be credited to the bursars student account. The bursary may be used in conjunction with another bursary or award (if it has been declared on your application form)

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):
1st year students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have achieved excellent academic results in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 80% for Mathematics in Matric
  • You must have achieved an Applicant Score (AS) of at least 420
  • You must be accepted to start your full-time studies towards your 1st year of study in 2021
  • You must be accepted to study towards a BCom Accounting or BCom Accounting Sciences qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • Preference will be given to students in financial need (who form part of the “missing middle” i.e. with a household income of between R350 000 and R600 000 per annum – students who wish to study further but do not qualify for NSFAS)

2nd and 3rd year students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently studying towards a BCom Accounting (Chartered Accounting)/ BCom General Accounting/ BCom Accounting Sciences qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of full-time study in 2021
  • You must have achieved excellent academic results: a minimum average of 70% for 2020 studies for 1st year OR a minimum average of 65% for 2020 studies for 2nd year
  • You must have made a big contribution to society or others during 2020 – social commitment will be assessed based on evidence submitted by the student
  • Preference will be given to students in financial need (who form part of the “missing middle” i.e. with a household income of between R350 000 and R600 000 per annum – students who wish to study further but do not qualify for NSFAS)

Postgraduate students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be entering your Postgraduate studies towards an Accounting qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • You must be currently studying full-time towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA-CTA)/ Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA)/ Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing (PGDIA) qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for your undergraduate studies
  • Preference will be given to students in financial need (who form part of the “missing middle” i.e. with a household income of between R350 000 and R600 000 per annum – students who wish to study further but do not qualify for NSFAS)

How to apply

Download and complete the Tegkor/ NMU Bursary Application (.pdf)

Applications must be submitted online at: Moodle

(If you have any queries about the application, please contact Mrs Ayesha Le Roux at: ayesha.leroux@mandela.ac.za).
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
1st year students:

  • ID document (copy – does NOT have to be certified)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Matric final results/ certificate (copy – does NOT have to be certified)

2nd and 3rd year students:

  • ID document (copy – does NOT have to be certified)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts (copy – does NOT have to be certified)
  • Documented evidence of contribution to society (testimonials which should include: project description, duration of involvement in in each project, difference the project and how many people benefited from the project)

Postgraduate students:

  • ID document (copy – does NOT have to be certified)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts (copy – does NOT have to be certified)

Please note:
If you have previously applied for this bursary, you will need to reapply.
Documents can be submitted via fax or email.


 

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