Applications for the Accenture Education Trust scholarship for 2024 will open in May 2023.
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 are studying at one of the below tertiary Institutions in South Africa.
University of Cape Town
University of Johannesburg
University of Pretoria
University of the Western Cape
University of the Witwatersrand
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
Information and Knowledge Systems
Mechanical with Mechatronics Engineering
Electronic /Electrical (Light Current)
Stats and Data Science
Big Data Analytics
Post Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
Electronic or Electrical Comp Eng
Micro Electronic Engineering
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.
All 5 attachments below are required for your application to be considered. You will have the option to add these on the first personal details page so please get these ready before you apply.
Certified copy of identity document
Certified most recent full academic record or 2023 mid-year exam results/progress report (stamped by the university)
Certified copy of grade 12 results
Certified copy of proof of parents’/guardian’s earnings if < R 1mil AND Latest Income tax return of parents/guardian’s earnings < R 1mil
Copy of your curriculum vitae
Apply to Accenture Education Trust Scholarship
Ready to apply? Click the link below and answer 10 questions one of which is to record a brief 2 min video about yourself. We’d love to hear things like why you choose your field of study, your majors, what subjects you are you enjoying most, what you'd like to go on to do (if you know) and why Accenture should pick you. For more information if you get stuck you can always reach out to us on +27 11 208 3216.
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