Auditor-General Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

Auditor-General Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

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 is to audit and report on the spending of South African taxpayers’ money by the South African government.

AGSA’s partners include the following organizations: 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 AGSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) are inviting students to apply for the bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year.

The AGSA bursary will be awarded for Chartered Accountancy studies, particularly the following qualifications:

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

 

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The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, 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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AGSA 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):

Matric students (applying for 1st year):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 60% for English in Matric
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics (NOT Mathematics Literacy) in Matric
  • You must pass Matric with an exemption and university entrance
  • You must be accepted to study at a SAICA-accredited University
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • You must be starting your 1st year of study in 2022
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1st year students (applying for 2nd year):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be in your 1st year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • You must be starting your 2nd year of study in 2022
  • You must be studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting in your 1st year
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for English in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of Mathematics (NOT Mathematics Literacy) in Matric

2nd year students (applying for 3rd year):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be in your 2nd year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • You must be starting your 3rd year of study in 2022
  • You must be studying at a SAICA-accredited University
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 60% for Financial Accounting in your 2nd year
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 60% for Management Accounting in your 2nd year

Final year students (applying for postgraduate studies):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be in your final year of full-time study towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification (as listed above)
  • You must be starting your postgraduate studies in 2022
  • You must achieve a minimum result of 55% for all core modules in your final year
  • You must have been accepted into the CTA program

 

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

  • Be fluent in English
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have strong leadership potential
  • Be determined, driven and committed to success

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE AGSA BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: AGSA Bursary Application

You will need to Register an account 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 may be disqualified):
Matric students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric mid year results (certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter (on institutions letterhead)
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1st year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (on institutions letterhead)

2nd year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (on institutions letterhead)

Final year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (on institutions letterhead)
  • CTA programme acceptance letter

 

Please note:
1) Documents should be in pdf format and not larger than 2MB.
2) If any of the supporting documents are not available, please submit your most recent highest completed academic results.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE AGSA BURSARY

19 September 2021.
(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:
Bursary query contact form: https://www.agsa.co.za/Contact/Queries/Bursary.aspx

Auditor-General South Africa
Head Office
Tel: 012 426 8000

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

BURSARY CATEGORIES:

ACCOUNTING BURSARIES

ARTS BURSARIES

COMMERCE BURSARIES

COMPUTER SCIENCE & IT BURSARIES

CONSTRUCTION & BUILT ENVIRONMENT BURSARIES

EDUCATION BURSARIES

ENGINEERING BURSARIES

GENERAL BURSARIES

GOVERNMENT BURSARIES

LAW BURSARIES

MBA & POSTGRADUATE

MEDICAL BURSARIES

NURSING BURSARIES

SCIENCE BURSARIES

UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA & UNIVERSITY-SPECIFIC BURSARIES

INTERNATIONAL BURSARIES