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Tegkor/Nelson Mandela Univeristy Accounting Bursary

Tegkor/Nelson Mandela Univeristy Accounting Bursary


Learner must be a South African citizen;.


Tegkor/Nelson Mandela Univeristy Accounting Bursary

WHO CAN APPLY?

FIRST YEAR STUDENT TEGKOR BURSARY REQUIREMENTS:

Are you a Grade 12 learner who meets all of the following criteria? 

  • You are admitted for the first time into the BCom Accounting or BCom Accounting Sciences programmes at Nelson Mandela University in 2024.
  • You have excellent academic results in Grade 12
    • An Applicant Score (AS) of 420 and higher OR
    • 80% and more for Mathematics

If you meet all of the above requirements, you are eligible to apply for a bursary from the Tegkor / Nelson Mandela University Accounting Bursary fund.  

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Learner must be a South African citizen;
  • Bursary amounts of up to R12 500;
  • Bursary will only be awarded for the first year of study, and will be credited to the recipients’ student account; 
  • This bursary can be used together with other bursaries and awards (e.g. Nelson Mandela University Scholar Merit Awards) – if declared on your application form;
  • Preference will be given to financial need as defined by the “missing middle” category of student intending on studying further but who does not already qualify for free access to higher education (aggregate household income above R350,000 but below R600,000 – proof to be submitted).

Closing date: 31 March 2024

SENIOR STUDENT (2nd & 3rd YEAR) TEGKOR BURSARY REQUIREMENTS:

Are you currently a Nelson Mandela University student who meets the following criteria?

You are studying in 2024 towards the second or third year of the following programmes:

  • BCom General Accounting
  • BCom Accounting (Chartered Accounting)
  • BCom Accounting Sciences (fourth year will be included)

You have above average academic results (i.e. average marks attained in 2022 which are greater than 70% for first year modules; or 65% for second year modules)

You have documented evidence (ie. in the form of testimonials) of making a significant contribution to society / others during 2023.

NOTE: The social commitment component will be evaluated based on evidence compiled and submitted by the applicant. A letter should be submitted that includes the following:

  • Description of the project(s);
  • Period that you were involved in each project;
  • The difference that the project(s) made– i.e. feedback from the beneficiaries; and,
  • The number of people that benefited from the project(s).

NOTE: STUDENTS WHO HAVE APPLIED PREVIOUSLY NEED TO REAPPLY.

If you meet all of the above requirements, you are eligible to apply for a bursary from the Tegkor / Nelson Mandela University Accounting Bursary fund.  

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Learner must be a South African citizen;
  • Bursary amounts of up to R7 500;
  • Bursary will be credited to the recipients’ student account; 
  • This bursary can be used together with other bursaries and awards (e.g. Nelson Mandela University Scholar Merit Awards) – if declared on your application form;
  • Preference will be given to financial need as defined by the “missing middle” category of student intending on studying further but who does not already qualify for free access to higher education (aggregate household income above R350,000 but below R600,000 – proof to be submitted).

Closing date: 31 March 2024

POSTGRADUATE STUDENT TEGKOR BURSARY REQUIREMENTS:

Are you currently a Nelson Mandela University student who meets the following criteria?

You are studying in 2024 towards one of the following programmes:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA-CTA);
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA); or
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing (PGDIA).

You have achieved a weighted average of 60% or higher in the third year of your undergraduate programme OR you have achieved a weighted average of 55% in a PGDA programme.

NOTE: STUDENTS WHO HAVE APPLIED PREVIOUSLY NEED TO REAPPLY.

If you meet all of the above requirements, you are eligible to apply for a bursary from the Tegkor / Nelson Mandela University Accounting Bursary fund.  

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Learner must be a South African citizen;
  • Bursary amounts of up to R7 500;
  • Bursary will be credited to the recipients’ student account; 
  • This bursary can be used together with other bursaries and awards (e.g. Nelson Mandela University Scholar Merit Awards) – if declared on your application form;
  • Preference will be given to financial need as defined by the “missing middle” category of student intending on studying further but who does not already qualify for free access to higher education (aggregate household income above R350,000 but below R600,000 – proof to be submitted).

Closing date: 31 March 2024

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