Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA): Bursaries 2023

Company : Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)
Location: South Africa
Closing date: 15 September 2022

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Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA): Bursaries 2023


The MQA would like to invite learners who are currently in grade 12 or are already studying at a public university, university of technology, or a TVET college to apply for an MQA bursary for the 2023 academic year.


A total of 700 bursary opportunities will be available for the 2023 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition fees and allowances for accommodation, books, and meals. The bursary is only available to South African citizens.


Fields of study:


For Universities and Universities of Technology:

  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
  • Geology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mine Surveying
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Health and Management
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Operations Management
  • Quality Management


For  TVET colleges:

  • Boilermaker
  • Motor Mechanic (Diesel)
  • Electrician
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Fitting (including Machinery)
  • Instrumentation Mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Rigger Ropes man

NB: The MQA may allocate 20% of the total bursary allocations for the 2023 academic year for qualifications which are not listed above, which the MQA may deem as qualifications necessary for the mining and minerals sector.


Preference will be given to the following aspects in the selection of candidates:

  • Applicants classified as Historically Disadvantaged Individuals.
  • Financially needy applicants, with a combined household income of not more than R600 000 per annum.
  • Female applicants.
  • Applicants living in rural communities.
  • Applicants who have applied to study at their local tertiary institutions.
  • Good academic performance.

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Date listed: 2022-08-02 07:42:32 | Closing date: 2022-09-15 | INTERN | Location : Nation wide South Africa