EY bursary logins?

EY accounting firm is now inviting students to apply for their bursary for the 2024 academic session. This bursary programme is targeted at South African university students who are studying towards a chartered accounting degree.

EY (previously Ernst & Young) is one of the big four accounting firms in the world, The company provides the following services to companies: tax, advisory, assurance (including financial audit) and consulting services. EY has 700 branches across 150 countries and has its headquarters in London.

If you are already interested in applying for this bursary, this article will help you with your application by providing more information about the EY bursary, its eligibility requirements, how to apply for the programme, and its closing date.

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1 About EY Bursary
2 Eligbility Requirements
3 How to Apply for the EY Bursary
4 Closing Date


EY will award bursaries to student who are studying towards a Chartered Accounting degree. There are two types of bursaries open for application:

  1. Academic Merit with Financial Need Bursary: This covers one or more, or a combination of tuition, accommodation, books and/or meals.
  2. Academic Merit Bursary: This covers a portion of the tuition fees

Once the bursary recipients have completed their qualification, they will be required to work for EY, for the duration of the training contract (for a minimum of 3 years).


  • You must be a South African
  • You must have an academic record of a minimum of four A’s, excluding Life Orientation
  • you should be accepted and/or enrolled at a SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) accredited University.
  • You must be 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)
  • You must have proveen financial need

SAICA accredited Universities

  • University of Witwatersrand
  • University of Free State
  • University of Western Cape
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Pretoria
  • Monash
  • University of KZN
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Zululand
  • North West University
  • Institute of Accounting Science
  • University of Venda
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


All applications for this bursary will be submitted at the following webpages:

EY Bursary Application 2024 (for current University students)
(Reference: 1442531)

EY Bursary Application 2024 (for current Matric students)
(Reference: 1445160)

You are required to attach the following documentation whie applying:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Certified Identification Document
  • Grade 11 and 12 Academic Report/Transcript
  • Motivational Letter
  • Latest Fee Quotation from the University
  • Proof of household income (applicable for Academic Merit with Financial Need Bursary applications)

Note: all these documents should be compiled into a single PDF document.


EY stopped collecting applications for the Current University students bursary on 31 October 2023, and the company will stop accepting applications for the Current Matric students bursary on 31 January 2024.