EY Bursary Application for 2025/2026

EY Bursary Application for 2025/2026

The EY Bursary Application Forms 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for EY Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the EY: EY (previously known as Ernst & Young, until it underwent re-branding in 2013) was founded in 1989 when a merger occurred between two companies, namely Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co. Although the firm’s history dates back all the way to 1849 when Harding & Pullein was founded. Today, EY is one of the biggest multinational professional services firms across the globe, as well as one of the “Big Four” accounting firms.

The company provides the following services to companies: tax, advisory, assurance (including financial audit) and consulting services. Headquartered in London, EY currently employs over 230 000 staff members, in its 700 offices in 150 countries. EY’s services cover many industries, including Oil & Gas; Mining & Metals; Power & Utilities; Automotive & Transportation; Consumer Products & Retail; Government & Public Sector; Financial Services; Private Equity; Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction; Media & Entertainment; Telecommunications; Technology; Life Sciences and Health.

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Details of EY Bursary Application 2025/2026

Field of Studies

2 types of bursaries, for studies towards a Chartered Accountancy degree qualification:
1) The Academic Merit Bursary: for students with a strong academic record. This bursary will provide cover for a portion of tuition fees.

2) The Academic Merit with Financial Need Bursary: for students with a strong academic record AND in financial need. This bursary will provide cover for some or all of tuition fees, accommodation, books and meals.

EY Bursary Application Requirements 2025/2026

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • Strong academic record
  • Studying or registered to study towards a Chartered Accountancy degree qualification (3 to 4 years) and an Accounting Honours/Certificate in Theory in Accounting (CTA) (1 year)
  • Studying or accepted to study at one of the following SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) accredited Universities: University of Witwatersrand/ University of Johannesburg/ University of Pretoria/ Rhodes University/ University of Cape Town/ University of Western Cape/ University of Stellenbosch/ University of Free State/ North-West University/ University of KwaZulu-Natal/ University of Fort Hare/ University of Limpopo/ University of Zululand/ University of Venda/ Walter Sisulu University/ UNISA/ Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University/ Monash (IIE MSA)/ Institute of Accounting Science
  • Achieved a minimum of 4 A’s in Matric (excluding Life Orientation)
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Academic Merit with Financial Need Bursary: proven financial need

EY Bursary Application Procedures 2025/2026

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application. The application must be done here

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final academic report or transcript (certified copy)
  • Latest fee quote from University (on letterhead)
  • Proof of University registration
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter to support your application
  • Academic Merit with Financial Need Bursary: proof of household income

Closing Date:  31st January

Contact EY for more details about the Bursary Application and also check your status.

Website: https://www.ey.com/en_za/connect-with-us

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