Are you a high-achieving student with a passion for technology? Do you aspire to pursue a career in a technology-aligned field but face financial constraints? The Accenture Education Trust Scholarship for 2025 could be your gateway to a brighter future.

About the Accenture Education Trust Scholarship

Accenture’s Education Trust Scholarship aims to support students from families with an income ranging from R350,000 to R1 million, as well as NSFAS and post-graduate students from households with an income of less than R300,000.

The scholarship targets students with a strong academic background who are pursuing technology-aligned degrees at select tertiary institutions across South Africa.

Scholarship Coverage

The Accenture Education Trust Scholarship covers the following expenses:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Examination fees
  • Meals
  • Residence
  • Book allowance for prescribed books
  • A laptop

In addition to financial support, Accenture offers a holistic support program that includes:

  1. Emotional and Social Support Tools
  2. Academic and Career Support Tools
  3. Financial Support Tools
  4. Mentorship Program

Who Can Apply?

The scholarship is open to high-achieving students in their second, third, fourth, or Honours year of study. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in one of the specified disciplines at one of the listed universities.

Eligible Disciplines

Applications are invited from students majoring in the following disciplines:

BSC Degrees:

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

BSC (Eng) Degrees:

  • Information Technology
  • Electronic/Electrical (Light Current)

BCOM Degrees:

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

Data Engineering:

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

BENG Degrees:

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

Eligible Universities

Applicants must be studying at one of the following universities:

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

Application Process

To apply for the Accenture Education Trust Scholarship, follow these steps:

Step 1: Register and Create an Account

  • Use your email address to register and create a password.

Step 2: Start the Application

  • Choose “Apply Manually.”

Step 3: Complete the My Information Page

  • Populate all fields, noting that “family name” refers to your surname.

Step 4: Detail Your Experience

  • In the “My Experience” section, detail any part-time work experience, such as tutoring or promotions. Note that GPA refers to your academic average.

Step 5: Answer Application Questions

  • Answer the application questions.

Step 6: Complete the Voluntary Disclosure Page

  • Fill in all the required fields.

Step 7: Review and Submit

  • Review your application on the Summary Page and click “Submit” to finalize your submission.

Required Documents

Ensure you attach the following documents in the CV/Resume attachment box:

  1. Certified copy of your identity document
  2. Certified full academic record, including any mid-year exam results/progress report
  3. Certified copy of your Grade 12 results
  4. Certified copy of proof of parents’/guardian’s earnings if less than R600,000, and the latest income tax return of parents/guardian’s earnings if less than R1 million
  5. Copy of your curriculum vitae

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment.

Apply Now

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to advance your education and career in technology. Apply now for the Accenture Education Trust Scholarship for 2025 and take the first step towards a successful future.

With this scholarship, Accenture not only provides financial aid but also ensures holistic development through comprehensive support programs. Apply now and be part of a future where your potential is fully realize.