Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

ABOUT THE COMPANY – NELSON MANDELA UNIVERSITY

Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Bursary South Africa, Nelson Mandela University (NMU), previously known as Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), opened in 2005 after a merger between 3 institutions, namely the University of Port Elizabeth (UPE); the Port Elizabeth campus of Vista University (Vista PE) and the PE Technikon. However, the history of the institution dates back to 1882, when the Port Elizabeth Art School was founded.

NMU has 7 faculties, namely: Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Engineering, The Built Environment and Technology; Faculty of Health Sciences; Faculty of Humanities; Faculty of Law and Faculty of Science. Across these faculties, students can choose from over 500 study programmes. The University is best known for art and design, building, chartered accounting, engineering, health and environmental sciences, and IT.

ABOUT THE TEGKOR/ NMU BURSARY – FIELDS COVERED

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

The 1st year bursary covers studies in these fields:

  • BCom Accounting
  • BCom Accounting Sciences

The 2nd and 3rd-year bursary cover 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)

 

We are committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Bursary.

MORE ABOUT THE TEGKOR/ NMU BURSARY – COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary value varies according to the year of study:

  • 1st-year students will receive funding up to the value of R12 500.
  • 2nd and 3rd students will receive funding up to the value of R7 500.
  • Postgraduate students will receive funding up to the value of R7 500.

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

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TEGKOR/ NMU BURSARY

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 2022
  • 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 General Accounting, BCom Accounting (Chartered Accounting) or BCom Accounting Sciences qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of full-time study in 2022
  • You must have achieved excellent academic results: a minimum average of 70% for 2021 studies for 1st-year modules OR a minimum average of 65% for 2021 studies for 2nd-year modules
  • You must have made a big contribution to society or others during 2021 – 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 in 2022
  • You must be currently studying full-time towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA-CTA), Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA) or Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing (PGDIA) qualification at Nelson Mandela University
  • You must have achieved a minimum weighted average of 60% for your 3rd year of undergraduate studies OR a minimum weighted average of 55% in your PGDA programme
  • 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 FOR THE TEGKOR/ NMU BURSARY

Download and complete the Tegkor/ NMU Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)

Applications must be submitted online at Moodle
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 may be disqualified):
1st-year students:

  • ID document (copy only)
  • Parent or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
  • Matric final results or Matric certificate (copy only)

2nd and 3rd-year students:

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

Postgraduate students:

  • ID document (copy only)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
  • Full academic record or transcripts (copy only)

 

Please note:
If you have previously applied for this bursary, you will need to reapply.
Documents do NOT have to be certified and can be submitted via fax or email.

CLOSING DATES FOR THE TEGKOR/ NMU BURSARY

31 March 2022.
(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 Nelson Mandela University directly
Contact person: Mrs Ayesha Le Roux (Lecturer: Taxation 3)
Tel: 041 504 2154
Email: ayesha.leroux@mandela.ac.za

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