What is an Accounting bursary?

We offer bursaries to the best young financial minds and to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting. Ready to make a difference in the financial industry? The Old Mutual Accounting bursary is a stepping stone to your future career.
What's in it for you?
  • Trainees are provided with a broad exposure in all spheres of finance as prescribed as by SAICA
  • You will get exposed to accounting and external reporting, management decision-making and control, financial management, risk management, governance and taxation
  • Covers most of the costs such tuition and accommodation
  • The bursary provides support for the duration of your degree
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Accounting Bursary
Why apply for the Old Mutual's Accounting bursary?This is a great opportunity for your career path.
Your questions about the bursary answeredSee what the requirements are to get the bursary and what the bursary has to offer.
    • If you are a South African citizen then you can apply for the bursary.
    • You need to have passed matric with at least 70% or Level 6 for all subjects including Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and English
    • You also need to commit to our CA Training Programme, after which you will work for Old Mutual
  • Old Mutual Accountancy Bursaries cover:

    • The costs of tuition at University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria and WITS.
    • Residence fees and one annual return flight home for students who are not studying in their hometown.
  • We believe in extensive training and development for our graduates in order to become a competent Chartered Accountant. As this is imperative for Old Mutual, trainees are assigned to qualified and experienced mentors and supervisors.