The Old Mutual Accounting Bursary Program 2025 for young South Africans.

June 2, 2024

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Bursary Description

Application Deadline: 30 September 2024.

Applications are now open for the 2025 Old Mutual Accounting Bursary Program. Old Mutual offers bursaries to the best young financial minds and to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • If you are a South African citizen then you can apply for the bursary.
  • You need to have passed matric with at least 70% or Level 6 for all subjects including Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and English
  • You also need to commit to our CA Training Programme, after which you will work for Old Mutual


  • Trainees are provided with a broad exposure in all spheres of finance as prescribed as by SAICA
  • You will get exposed to accounting and external reporting, management decision-making and control, financial management, risk management, governance and taxation
  • Covers most of the costs such tuition and accommodation
  • The bursary provides support for the duration of your degree

Bursary Offer

The costs of tuition at the following:

  • North-West University
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • University of Cape Town
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Free State
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • University of the Western Cape

Residence fees and one annual return flight home for students who are not studying in their hometown.

Why Apply

Vacation work

Gain some work experience during the holidays

More rewards

The better the quality of your degree the more incentives you will be offered

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The bursary also covers book and general allowance

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Old Mutual Accounting Bursary Program