Field of Study:
PwC has an extensive bursary scheme. The bursary scheme aims to attract to the firm exceptional young people who are unusually talented. It is financial assistance given to students for further studies. Bursaries are awarded to students with a very good record of academic work at school and/or university; the amount of the bursary will depend on evidence that you cannot afford all the costs of the programme.
Who can apply for a bursary?
Bursaries are awarded to students who are studying or intending to study towards one of the following degrees: a BCom in Accounting, a BCompt, a Bachelor of Accountancy, or a Business Science degree leading to a qualification as a Chartered Accountant (SA) at any SAICA accredited South African university.
Closing date: 30 April 2020
Academic requirements for matriculants: Commitment to studying towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification You must be intending to study full-time at a SAICA accredited institution You must have a minimum of a Level 6 in Mathematics and English (1st or 2nd language), and an overall average of 70% Academic requirements for university students: You must be studying towards a CA qualification You must be studying full time at a SAICA accredited institution If you are a first-year student you must be passing all University courses with an average of at least 65% If you are a second-year student you must be passing all University courses with an average of at least 60% Third and fourth year students must be passing all courses consistently and must qualify for honours according to the relevant university
For more information visit the PWC website
Conditions of Bursary:
It will only cover a portion of tuition fees, accommodation and books. Therefore you must be prepared to pay some of the costs. Bursaries have conditions attached to them. When you complete your studies successfully, you will be required to work for PwC on a training contract.