Accenture SA Education Trust Scholarships 2022 for young South Africans

Application Deadline:  15 October 2021.

Applications for Accenture’s 2022 Scholarships are now open!

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 (see below list) at select tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

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.

Application requirements

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 (*Application Pre-requisite)
  2. Certified full academic record including 2021 mid-year exam results/progress report (*Application Pre-requisite)
  3. Certified copy of grade 12 results (*Application Pre-requisite)
  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 (*Application Pre-requisite)
  5. Copy of your curriculum vitae (*Application Pre-requisite)

Applications will be considered from students who wish to major in one of the following disciplines at one of the universities listed below.

Selected tertiary institutions

If you are studying in your second, third, fourth or Honours year, we want to hear from you. Applicants will be considered who have a strong academic background and studying at these selected tertiary Institutions in South Africa.

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

List of degrees to study

If you are studying towards a technology-aligned degree you qualify to apply to the Accenture Education Trust. Applications will be considered from students who wish to major in one of the following disciplines.


  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information and Knowledge Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Mechanical with Mechatronics Engineering

BSC (Eng)

  • Information Technology
  • Electronic /Electrical (Light Current)


  • Informatics
  • Information Systems
  • Stats and Data Science
  • Computer Science


  • Big Data Analytics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence


  • Electronic or Electrical Comp Eng
  • Information Engineering
  • Micro Electronic Engineering

How to apply?

Step 1: Register/ Create an account by using your email address and create a password.

Step 2: Start application. Please choose Apply Manually.

Step 3: You will land on the My Information page. Please populate all fields and note that family name is your surname.

Step 4: 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.

Step 5: 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.

Step 6: You will land on a Voluntary Disclosure page. Here, complete all the required fields.

Step 7: You will land on a Summary Page where you can view your application and click Submit to finalize your submission.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Accenture SA Education Trust Scholarships 2022

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