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PWC Bursary 2020

Closing Date: 

August, 2019

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

Bursary holders are required to serve a three-year training contract with PwC on completion of their post-graduate studies. The contract may be extended for a longer period, depending on the financial value of the bursary and number of years for which it was awarded.

We expect our bursary holders to progress steadily throughout the three years in order to qualify as a CA(SA). This includes writing the qualifying exams and achieving the necessary core hours as prescribed by SAICA.

During your learnership, you will gain experience in the following fields:

  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Business information systems
  • Financial management
  • Secretarial systems
  • Taxation and estates

We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you to reach your full potential.



    Candidate Requirements: 

    To apply for the bursary programme:

    • You must be studying, or intend to study, at a university to become a chartered accountant of South Africa (CA (SA)).
    • Your degree must be one that is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
    • You must have participated in extramural activities at school and university.

    If you are in Grade 12:

    • You must be writing for a matric exemption and university acceptance.
    • Your subjects must include Mathematics and English (Maths Literacy does not qualify).
    • You must be getting over 60% for all your subjects.

    If you are at university:

    • You must be passing all your subjects consistently.
    • Bursary students must maintain a consistently good academic record at university and pass the required number of subjects in each academic year to PwC's satisfaction.

    How to Apply: 

    Conditions of Bursary: 

    Bursaries are awarded to students with an outstanding academic track record at school and/or university. 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