SAICA ThuThuka Bursary Fund 2021-2022

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Official SAICA ThuThuka Bursary Fund 2021-2022

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TheĀ SAICA Thuthuka bursaryĀ fund is helping colored and disadvantaged Africans to become a CA Chartered Accountant in South Africa. The name SAICA stands for South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Thuthuka is the Zulu word for ā€œto progress. Together they stand for progress for the disadvantaged South Africans and supporting them to become CA(SA).

What is the ThuThuka Bursary Fund (TBF)?

The Thuthuka bursary is a fund powered by SAICA. This bursary is only for students who want to become a chartered accountant. Their aim is to support young professionals who are representative of the demographics of South Africa. That is why they are assisting colored students and disadvantaged Africans to become Chartered Accountants.

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Who Can Apply For the Thuthuka Bursary?

Before you can apply you have to be registered at one of theĀ SAICA accredited programs.

For full documentation follow the previous link. Here are the SAICA accredited universities:

  • Independent Institute of Education MSA
  • Independent Institute of Education: Varsity College
  • Institute of Accounting Science
  • Milpark Education
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • North West University
  • Regent Business School
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of the Free State
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • University of Limpopo
  • UNISA
  • University of Stellenbosh
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of Witwatersrand
  • University of Venda
  • University of Zululand
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • University of Cape Town College of Accounting
  • Endunamoo Professional Course (pty)
  • Accounting Professional Training (pty)

What more requirements are there?

  • You need to be a SA citizen
  • Be black or colored
  • You are either in Grade 12. Or no more then 2 years out of school with Matric
  • At least 60% in Mathematics Grade 11
  • Intend to study BCom Accounting and have enough points for University entry
  • As mentioned above: Applied for a Bcom accounting degree at one of the SAICA accredited universities
  • You are part of a family who can not afford to pay for tertiary education
  • Passed the NBT (National Benchmark Test) with the minimum set of criteria

What Does The SAICA Thuthuka Bursary Cover?

They say that when you are accepted for the TBF, the only thing to worry about is your study. They do not only cover for costs you make, but also include various academic programs to improve your skills.

  • Books
  • Meals and Accommodation
  • Residence Fees
  • Tuition and Registration
  • Mentoring and Counseling
  • Access to dedicated programs
  • Emotional and social support
  • Skills training
  • Academic Support

How to Apply for the SAICA Thuthuka Bursary?

Applications are online and you have to do it at the Thuthuka website.

TheĀ SAICA Thuthuka bursaryĀ fund is helping colored and disadvantaged Africans to become a CA Chartered Accountant in South Africa. The name SAICA stands for South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Thuthuka is the Zulu word for ā€œto progress. Together they stand for progress for the disadvantaged South Africans and supporting them to become CA(SA).

Apply here for the Thuthuka Bursary Fund

The relevant documentation that should be certified and included with your application is:

  • Current ID photo
  • Student ID
  • Parent / Guardian ID
  • Salary advice slip or Affidavit for unemployed
  • Final grade 11 school results or Grade 12 Certificate if no longer in School
  • Copies of IDā€™s of all dependent family members that are provided for by household income
  • University Acceptance Letter
  • Signed Thuthuka consent form.

You also need to send a letter stating the following questions and your answers:

  • What motivates you on becoming a Chartered Accountant, why is this career choice the right one for you?
  • Why do you feel this bursary should be awarded to you, what makes you special or different?

What Is The Closing Date for the Thuthuka Bursary?

The registrations close on 31 July. Make sure to send in your applications on time.

Make sure to upload all documents and sign for the consent form. It remains incomplete if you donā€™t do this.

SAICA Thuthuka Contact Details

If you have any questions you can always contactĀ SAICA.

Email: tbf@saica.co.za

Tel: 011 621 6600

We do our best to keep all information updated for this bursary. But please always check the website of the bursary provider to receive the most up to date info.

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