FASSET Bursary requirement 2024

must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a recognized public South African tertiary institution; must intend to study one of the qualifications linked to the top ten scarce skills list; Total combined household income between R123,000 and R600,000 per annum.

FASSET’s mission is to:

  • increase the flow of new finance and accountancy entrants to employment;
  • develop and grow skills required in the sector; and
  • facilitate the transformation of the finance and accountancy sector.

The introduction of the Bursary Scheme is a vehicle that will assist in facilitating the achievement of FASSET’s mission. The purpose of the bursary is to incentivise employers to financially assist learners to complete their tertiary qualification.

It is a full bursary which means the following will be covered:

  • Full Tuition;
  • Accommodation;
  • Meals; and
  • Books

Areas of study
Only qualifications linked to FASSET’s scarce skills will be funded and the guide can be found on the website at www.fasset.org.za. under “The list of FASSET’s top ten (10) scarce skills for 2017/18”. The list of scarce skills are comprised of the following occupations:

  1. Accounts and Auditors
  2. ICT Professionals
  3. Management Consultants
  4. Financial Markets Professionals
  5. Bookkeeping, Accounting Technician and Clerks
  6. Internal Auditors and Risk Managers
  7. Actuaries and Statisticians
  8. Debt Collectors
  9. Marketing Professionals
  10. Economists

FASSET bursary requirements?

Applicants need to meet all the following requirements:

  • Penultimate or final year of their undergraduate studies;
  • must be a Black South African citizen or coloured South African citizen from the Western Cape or Northern Cape;
  • disabled candidates of any race;