Accenture Scholarship

By | January 12, 2020

Accenture Scholarship

 

Accenture Scholarship

Accenture Scholarship

About Accenture

Accenture is one of the leading international professional services companies serving more than 350,000 clients in more than 120 countries. The company started operations in South Africa in 1971 and has almost 2,000 employees in South Africa alone.

Accenture offers its clients various solutions and services in digital, consulting, technology, operations and strategy. The company operates in the following industries: banking; public services; consumer goods and services; Health; software and platforms; automobiles and industries; insurance; communications and media; retail commerce; vitality; chemical products; capital markets; natural resources; high technology; Travels; life sciences and public services. Company consists of the following five sub-departments: Accenture Digital; Accenture Technology; Accenture Consulting; Accenture Operations; Accenture Strategy.

Accenture South Africa (Pty) Ltd has its own special education trust fund, which aims to help students who have a strong academic background and study in various fields, but who lack the financial capacity to continue their studies.

Accenture Scholarship South Africa 2023-2024

Scholarships will be awarded to students within the following fields of study:

  • Information Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
  • Electrical (Light Current) Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
  • Electronic Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
  • Computer Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Informatics or Information Systems (BCom/ BSc)
  • Information Technology + BIT (BCom/ BSc)

Successful candidates are provided with a full scholarships, to cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, textbook allowance for prescribed books, exam fees, meals, accommodation, and a laptop. Students will also receive ongoing mentorship.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizens
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (entering your 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th/ Honours year of study)
  • Studying at one of the following tertiary institutes: University of Cape Town/ University of the Western Cape/ University of Johannesburg/ University of Pretoria/ University of the Witwatersrand/ Rhodes University
  • Good academic record
  • Proven financial need
  • Strong leadership qualities

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP

Download and complete the Accenture Scholarship Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric final results, if currently in the first year of study (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic transcripts (certified copies)
  • Mid year exam results or progress report (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (income tax return/ payslip/ letter from employer/ pension receipt etc: certified copies)
  • Parents death certificate if deceased (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter explaining how your selected qualification will benefit society in South Africa (around 200 words

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: SA.CorporateCitizenship@accenture.com
(Insert the words “Accenture Scholarship Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CLOSING DATE

15 August
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact the Accenture (SA) Education Trust directly:
Tel: 011 208 4205
Email: SA.CorporateCitizenship@accenture.com

for more info visit www.accenture.com

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