PwC is a global network of professional firms that offers assurance, tax, and advisory services to various industries. The company has a widespread presence in South Africa, with 23 offices, and operates in 34 African countries, as well as in 157 countries worldwide.
PwC provides diverse financial aid opportunities, including bursaries that are granted to students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance during their studies at school or university. The bursaries come with the condition that upon successful completion of studies, recipients must participate in a training program at PwC to acquire practical experience in the field.
PwC offers three types of bursaries to eligible students:
Merit bursary: A one-time payment that is directly paid to the university.
Tuition bursary: A full tuition bursary along with an allowance for books.
Full bursary: A full tuition and on-campus accommodation bursary, as well as an allowance for books and meals.
Requirements and eligibility
Bursaries are awarded to students who are studying or intending to study toward SAICA accredited degree leading to a Chartered Accountant (SA) designation at any SAICA accredited South African university.
Good interpersonal skills
Academic requirements for matriculants:
Commitment to studying toward 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 for 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.
How to apply
To apply for a PwC bursary you will be required to “Register an account” before you can log in and apply. After that, you can apply online by clicking here.
(Ref Number: PWC191010-10)
Accompany the following documents with your application:
Copy of transcript of records
Copy of academic results
Copy of Grade 12 certificate, if applicable
Copy of recent final marks achieved for Grade 11 and June marks, if applicable