Here are the Courses & Universities the Thuthuka Bursary Covers

Here are the Courses & Universities the Thuthuka Bursary Covers

Applications for the Thuthuka Bursary are now open. This bursary covers Acocuntancy courses at specific Universities. Keep reading to find out which courses and Universities this bursary will cover.


Interested in the Thuthuka Bursary? Wondering if the course and University you're applying to will be covered? We've got some answers for you.

The Thuthuka Bursary is constantly working to fix the member demographics of the chartered accountancy profession to be reflective of those of the country. They therefore aim to produce more Black and Coloured Chartered Accountants for the country.

The following courses and Universities are covered by this bursary:

  • Nelson Mandela University (NMU): BCom Accounting
  • University of Johannesburg (UJ): Bachelor of Accounting
  • University of Cape Town (UCT): BCom Accounting
  • University of Witwatersrand (WITS): BAcc Science
  • University of Fort Hare (UFH): BCom Accounting
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN): BCom Accounting
  • University of the Free State (UFS): Bachelor of Accounting
  • University of Pretoria (UP): BCom Accounting Sciences
  • Stellenbosch University (SU): BCom Accounting/BRek
  • North West University (NWU): BCom CA
  • Rhodes University (RU): BCom Accounting
  • University of the Western Cape: BCom Accounting/BCom Accounting Extended Curriculum 

You are advised to apply to at least 3 Universities with one of these being close to your home. Thuthuka Bursaries are only awarded to students who are accepted at these universities.

This bursary will cover your full tuition fees (for each consecutive year that you pass), accommodation, books , meals and living allowance for necessities. Students also get non-financial support.

The Thuthuka Bursary Fund has made the following clear:

The bursaries are awarded annually as per the conditions of the agreement between the recipient and the Thuthuka Bursary Fund. Renewal is at the discretion of the fund.

Applications for this bursary are now open, click here to know more.

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