Old Mutual Accounting bursaries and Universities its available


Old Mutual Accounting bursaries are available to support the brightest young financial minds and those with a strong passion for pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting. Our comprehensive bursary covers everything a student needs, including accommodation, food, flights from the student’s home town to the university town, an allowance, and vacation work. Furthermore, bursary recipients will be required to work for Old Mutual after completing their studies during their trainee articles. Our bursaries provide a valuable stepping stone to help you achieve your future career goals. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in the financial sector with Old Mutual. Apply now for an Old Mutual Accounting bursary.

Requirements and eligibility

To qualify for the Old Mutual bursary, you must meet the following requirements:

Score a minimum of 70% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy)
Achieve at least 60% for English HL or 70% for English FAL
Attain at least 70% for all other subjects

Be enrolled or have applied to study at one of the following universities:

The Application Process

  • Download and complete the bursary motivation form then complete the online application which includes a gamified assessment (it is not timed). You will be required to attach a one-page CV.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be sent a link to complete psychometric assessments.
  • Finalists will be invited to a selection day where we will conduct interviews.
  • Should you be selected after the interview you will receive a provisional offer which will be confirmed once we receive your final matric results and proof of acceptance at University for an Actuarial Science or Accounting Science programme.


Required Documentation (to be included in the application)



Important Notes

  • Parental/guardian consent is required if you are under 18.
  • Preference will be given to candidates from under-represented designated groups, including candidates with disabilities.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged background or demonstrate financial need.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications close 31 July 2023 (23:59)



If you have any queries, contact the Old Mutual Early Careers team by emailing earlycareers@oldmutual.com


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