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Auditor-General Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

 

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

AGSA’s partners include the following organisations: 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 BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will be awarded to students currently studying or intending on studying towards a Chartered Accountant qualification, at a university recognised and accredited by the SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants). On completion of their studies, candidates will be required to serve articles for 3 years or engage in a training contract with Auditor-General.

The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition, accommodation in hostel, food or living allowance and a textbook allowance.

Please be sure to read the FAQ’s before applying: https://www.agsa.co.za/Auditinformation/FAQ/BursaryFAQs.aspx

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

  • South African citizen,
  • Good interpersonal skills,
  • Strong leadership potential,
  • Strong communication skills,
  • Proficient in English,
  • Determined and committed to succeed.

 

Applicants must also meet the following minimum academic criteria:
Grade 12/ Matric students:

  • Completed Matric (with an exemption and University acceptance)
  • Achieved at least 60% for English
  • Achieved at least 60% for Mathematics

First year university students:

  • Achieved at least 60% for Financial Accounting

Second year university students:

  • Achieved at least 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Achieved at least 60% for Managerial Accounting

Third year university students:

  • Achieved at least 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Achieved at least 60% for Managerial Accounting
  • Achieved at least 60% for Auditing
  • Achieved at least 60% for Taxation
  • Achieved at least 60% for all subjects

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be done online here: https://www.agsa.co.za/Bursary/
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric students must also attach:
    • Grade 11 year end results
    • Matric June results
    • University acceptance letter
  • First year students must also attach:
    • Matric year end results/ Matric certificate (certified copy of)
    • First year June tertiary academic results
  • Second year students must also attach:
  • Full academic record and latest results

 

CLOSING DATE

15 September 2017.
(Applications open on 1 August annually.)
(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:
Auditor-General South Africa
Head Office
Tel: 012 426 8000
Email: agsa2@agsa.co.za

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