The Accenture SA Education Trust Scholarships

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Accenture SA Education Trust Scholarships

Applications for the Accenture Education Trust scholarship for 2023 will open in July 2022.

The Accenture Education Trust, helps students whose family income ranges from R 350 000 - 1 Million and NSFAS Post-Graduate Students with a Household Income of < R300k. The student must have a strong academic background with a cumulative average of above 65% in a study towards Technology-aligned degrees (see below list) at select tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

If you are you a high achiever in your second, third, fourth or Honours year of study, we want to hear from you.

Successful candidates will receive a full scholarship. The bursary programme covers the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, examination fees, meals, residence, book allowance for prescribed books and a laptop. In addition, the scholarship is backed up by ongoing mentorship.

Applications will be considered from students who wish to major in one of the following disciplines at one of the universities listed below.

Selected tertiary institutions

If you are studying in your second, third, fourth or Honours year, we want to hear from you. Applicants will be considered who have a strong academic background and studying at these selected tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

List of degrees to study

If you are studying towards a technology-aligned degree you qualify to apply to the Accenture Education Trust. Applications will be considered from students who wish to major in one of the following disciplines.


  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information and Knowledge Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Mechanical with Mechatronics Engineering

BSC (Eng)

  • Information Technology
  • Electronic /Electrical (Light Current)


  • Informatics
  • Information Systems
  • Stats and Data Science
  • Computer Science


  • Big Data Analytics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence


  • Electronic or Electrical Comp Eng
  • Information Engineering
  • Micro Electronic Engineering

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Meet our students

The Accenture Education Trust program provides students with an opportunity to succeed and achieve their educational goals. Our program provides candidates with financial assistance to attain a quality education. We also provide the necessary support, guidance and mentorship through their years of study. All educational needs are addressed through established communication channels. Our aim is to empower the youth through quality education and create the leaders of tomorrow.

Meet the students who applied to the Accenture education trust program. They share their experiences since being part of the program.

Our students experiences

Find out more about the Accenture education trust and listen to participants who have been part of the program.

Interview 1: UCT Radio - Part 1

UCT radio interviewed Zanele Sekano, who tells us more about the Accenture Education Trust.

Interview 2: UCT Radio - Part 2

A continued UCT radio interview with Zanele Sekano. We hear about Accenture Education Trust success stories.

Interview 3: UJFM breakfast show

UJFM breakfast show interviews Zanele Sekano, who speaks about her journey at Accenture and the Accenture Education Trust scholarship.

Interview 4: RMR Rhodes Music Radio (Grahamstown)

RMR interview with project manager of the Accenture Education Trust fund, Zanele Sekano.

Interview 5: Tuks FM

Tuks FM drive show has a conversation with Zanele Sekano who talks about the requirements and opportunities that the Accenture Education trust scholarship provides.

Interview 6: VOW FM

Vow FM has a conversation with Katlego Kungwani, a beneficiary of the Accenture Education trust. Katlego tells us about her experience and success on joining the programme.

Interview 4: RMR Rhodes Music Radio (Grahamstown)

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Application requirements

All 5 attachments are required for your application consideration. Kindly attach all 5 pre-requisite documents in the CV/Resume attachment box.

  1. Certified copy of identity document (*Application Pre-requisite)
  2. Certified full academic record including 2022 mid-year exam results/progress report, should you have this readily available (*Application Pre-requisite)
  3. Certified copy of grade 12 results (*Application Pre-requisite)
  4. Certified copy of proof of parents’/guardian’s earnings if < R 1mil AND Latest Income tax return of parents/guardian’s earnings < R 1mil (*Application Pre-requisite)
  5. Copy of your curriculum vitae (*Application Pre-requisite)

Apply to Accenture Education Trust Scholarship

For more information on the Accenture South Africa Education Scholarship, call us on (+27) 11 208 3216.

Applications for scholarships are now open, APPLY HERE.

The closing date for applications will be on the 31st August 2022.

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