About PWC Bursary
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) was formed by the merger of two accounting firms in 1998: PricewaterhouseCoopers and Coopers & Lybrand.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is the largest professional service provider in Africa, with more than 9,000 employees and nearly 400 partners in all 34 countries. It is also one of the “big four” audit companies in the world, tied with KPMG, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.
The company operates in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to the following industries: banking; asset and wealth management; financial services; of course; pharmaceutical products; oil and gas; engineering construction; mining; chemical products; renewable energy; industrial manufacturing; Health care; transportation and logistics; automobiles; agricultural industry; higher education, etc.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship Program aims to provide financial assistance to outstanding young people who find that they do not have the necessary funds to continue their studies in the field of accounting. Scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding academic performance in school / university.
Scholarship is open to students who are studying (or intend to study) to obtain a degree accredited by SAICA, which will lead to the title of Public Accountant (SA).
The scholarship plan will pay a portion of the tuition and designated books; The amount of the insurance will be determined based on the evidence that the student cannot pay for the study. However, students will be responsible for the remaining study expenses.
After completing their studies, students should be ready to work for PricewaterhouseCoopers under the training contract.
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 citizen
- Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
- Proven financial need
- Current Matric students:
- Be committed to studying Chartered Accountancy
- Have achieved a minimum level 6 for English HL/ SL
- Have achieved a minimum level 6 for Mathematics
- Have achieved a minimum average of 70%
- Intend on studying towards SAICA accredited degree, leading to a Chartered Accountant (SA) designation
- Intend on studying full-time at a SAICA accredited University in South Africa
- Current University students:
- Currently towards SAICA accredited degree, leading to a Chartered Accountant (SA) designation
- Studying full-time at a SAICA accredited University in South Africa
- First year students: passing all subjects with a minimum average of 65%
- Second year students: passing all subjects with a minimum average of 60%
- Third & Fourth year students: passing all subjects with a minimum average of 55%
Students must also possess the following personal qualities:
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong leadership skills
- Problem solving capabilities
- Able to work in a team
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Apply online at: https://www.pwc.co.za/en/careers/learners/learners-bursaries.html
Applying for the PricewaterhouseCoopers bursary is a 6 step process:
Step 1: Completing the online application (Register here: https://www.pwc.co.za/en/careers/about-pwc/selection-approach-and-recruitment-process.html)
Step 2: Apply for a suitable position
Step 3: Attend your first interview
Step 4: Atted your second interview
Step 5: Receive an offer from PWC
Step 6: Sign your Contract
Find out more about the application process: https://www.pwc.co.za/en/students/assurance/application-process.html
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact PWC directly:
Tel: 011 797 4000
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