Old Mutual Accountant and Actuarial Bursary

What is an Old Mutual Bursary?

At Old Mutual we offer funding to study further for students who are passionate about becoming Accountants or Actuaries. The bursary is offered to students that have done exceptionally well at school. Every year, Old Mutual bursary gives an opportunity to bright minds to study at a prestigious university in South Africa. The bursary is set to cover most of the costs.

What is an Accounting bursary?

We offer bursaries to the best young financial minds and to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting. Ready to make a difference in the financial industry? The Old Mutual Accounting bursary is a stepping stone to your future career.

What's in it for you?

Trainees are provided with broad exposure in all spheres of finance as prescribed 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 as tuition and accommodation
The bursary provides support for the duration of your degree

What do Accountants do?

Find out more about being an Accountant at Old Mutual.
Resource development
Part of the growth and development of this country is developing and guiding the next generation of Accountants.
Find out how Old Mutual empowers and develops its future Accountants. Watch the video.

What the bursary offers

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.

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.

Get that paper
The bursary also covers book and general allowance

How to qualify

  • 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
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