Accenture South Africa Education Trust Scholarships for Indigent Students in South Africa 2021

Accenture invites applications for the Accenture South Africa Education Trust Scholarships for Financially Disadvantaged Students for the 2021/22 academic year.

The Accenture Education Trust helps students whose family income ranges from R 350 000 – R 600 000 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 at select tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

Worth of Award

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.


High achievers in their second, third, fourth or Honours year of study.

Applicants will be considered who have a strong academic background and studying at these selected tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

University of

  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg
  • Pretoria
  • the Western Cape
  • the Witwatersrand
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal

Others include

  • Rhodes University
  • Stellenbosch University

How to Apply

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.
  2. Certified full academic record including 2021 mid-year exam results/progress report.
  3. Certified copy of grade 12 results.
  4. Certified copy of proof of parents’/guardian’s earnings if < R 600K AND Latest Income tax return of parents/guardian’s earnings < R 600K.
  5. Copy of your curriculum vitae.
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Here are the steps to follow when applying for the Accenture SA Education Trust Scholarships:

  • Register/ Create an account by using your email address and create a password.
  • Start application. Please choose Apply Manually.
  • You will land on the My Information page. Please populate all fields and note that your family name is your surname.
  • You will land on the My Experience page. In this section kindly detail any part-time work experience i.e. Tutoring, promotions, etc. Please note that GPA indicates academic average.
  • You will land on Application Questions. These are standard and only for the purpose of the scholarship application. Please answer these as follows: Q1 – Yes; Q2 – No; Q3- Yes; Q4 – Yes; and Q5 -No.
  • You will land on a Voluntary Disclosure page. Here, complete all the required fields.
  • You will land on a Summary Page where you can view your application and click Submit to finalize your submission.
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Deadline: The closing date is October 15, 2021.


Click here for more details and to apply