Auditor-General Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 25, 2019

Auditor-General Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – AGSA

The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) was established over 100 years ago, in 1911. AGSA is the supreme audit institution of South Africa, whose role it is to audit and report on the spending of South African taxpayers’ money by the South African government.

AGSA’s partners include the following organisations: Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA); South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA); South African Institute of Government Auditors (SAIGA); Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institution (INTOSAI).

The AGSA is loyal to supporting South Africa’s transformation aspirations, which strives to promote the B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) codes of good practice.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

AGSA will be awarding bursaries to students currently studying or intending on studying towards a Chartered Accountant qualification, including the following qualifications:

  • BCom Accounting CA stream
  • Bachelor of Accounting CA stream
  • BCompt

 

Studies must be completed at a university recognised and accredited by the SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants).

The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition, prescribed textbooks, meals and accommodation at university.

Bursary recipients will be required to partake in training with AGSA once they have graduated or serve articles.
 

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ELIGIBILITY 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:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for English
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics
  • Achieve a Matric exemption
  • Be accepted to study at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Intend on studying full-time towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification

2nd year students:

  • South African citizen
  • Studying full-time in the second year of a Chartered Accountancy qualification
  • Studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Managerial Accounting

3rd and final year students:

  • South African citizen
  • Studying full-time in the third or final year of a Chartered Accountancy qualification
  • Studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Managerial Accounting
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Taxation
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for Auditing
  • Obtain a minimum result of 60% for all other subjects

 

Students must ALSO meet the following requirements in order to apply:

  • Be proficient in English
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have strong leadership potential
  • Be determined and committed to succeed
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HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be done online at: https://www.agsa.co.za/Bursary2019/login.aspx

You will need to register a profile (https://www.agsa.co.za/Bursary2019/Registration.aspx) before you can login and apply.
 

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):
Matric students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric mid year results (certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter

2nd year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest tertiary results
  • Full academic record

3rd and final year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest tertiary results
  • Full academic record
  • CTA programme acceptance letter

 

CLOSING DATE

15 September 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact AGSA directly:
Auditor-General South Africa
Head Office
Tel: 012 426 8000
Email: agsa2@agsa.co.za

Please read the FAQ’s before contacting AGSA (https://www.agsa.co.za/Careers/FAQ.aspx)

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round