Accenture Education Trust Scholarship 2025

Applications for the Accenture’s Education Trust scholarship for 2025 are now open!

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: South Africa

Job Description

The Accenture Education Trust helps students whose family income ranges from R 350 000 – R 1M and NSFAS as well as post-graduate students with a household income of < R300k.

We are looking for students with a strong academic background achieving a cumulative average of above 65% in a study towards Technology-aligned degrees (see below list) at select tertiary institutions across South Africa.

The scholarship programme Accenture offers covers the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, examination fees, meals, residence, book allowance (for prescribed books) and a laptop. Beyond that we offer a holistic support programme for our scholars, which has these key elements and is underpinned by mentorship

1.Emotional and social​ support tools

2.Academic & Career​ support tools

3.Financial​ support tools

4.Mentorship Programme

So if you are a high achiever in your second, third, fourth or Honours year of study, please read on for full criteria and process we want to hear from you.

Entry Criteria:

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


  • 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


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


Please attach the below 5 documents in order for your application to be considered. 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 any 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 1M (Application Pre-requisite)

5) Copy of your curriculum vitae (Application Pre-requisite)

Application Steps

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, e.t.c. 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

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