PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Bursary

PwC Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for PwC Bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the PwC Bursary, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for PwC Bursary 2023. Transnet invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: 30 September 2022

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) was established as the result of a merger between 2 accounting firms – Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand in the year 1998.

PwC is Africa’s largest professional services provider with more than 9 000 staff members and almost 400 partners across 34 countries. It is also one of the global “Big Four” auditing firms, alongside KPMG, Deloitte and EY.

The company operates in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to: Banking; Asset and Wealth Management; Financial Services; Insurance; Pharmaceuticals; Oil and Gas; Engineering and Construction; Mining; Chemicals; Renewable Energy; Industrial Manufacturing; Healthcare; Transportation and Logistics; Automotive; Agribusiness; Higher Education and so much more.

What Does the PwC Bursary Cover?

The PwC bursary scheme aims to financially assist exceptional young people who find themselves without the needed funding to pursue their studies in the Accounting sector. Bursaries are granted to students with excellent school/ university academic records.

Bursaries are open to students who are studying (or intend on studying) towards a SAICA accredited degree, which will lead to a a Chartered Accountant (SA) designation.

The PwC CA training programme is available to students at any time during their studies – including in Matric and at tertiary level. The CA learnership will commence once students have received their Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) or completed their honours degree.

PwC Bursary 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 citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Achieved an exemption in Matric, with university acceptance
  • Passed Mathematics and English in Matric (NOT Mathematics Literacy)
  • Achieved a minimum average of 60% for all your subjects
  • Good command of the English language
  • Strong communication skills

Students must also possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong business, technical and digital skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Able to build relationships and work in a team

How to Apply for PwC Bursary 2023

Applications must be submitted online for the PwC Bursary Programme
Reference Number: PWC210106-4

You will be required to Register an account through:
before you can Login and apply via:

You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, if currently studying (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of tertiary acceptance/ registration (on tertiary letterhead)

PwC Bursary 2023 Closing Date

The closing date for the submission of application for PwC Bursary is 30 September 2022. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

Contact information

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact PWC directly:
Tel: 011 797 4000

Please do NOT contact PwC if this bursary has already closed.