Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

Things To Note Before Applying For A Bursary

Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MQA

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) was established under the Mine Health and Safety Act No.29 of 1996. It is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) that is responsible for administering South Africa’s mining and minerals sector skills development programmes. The MQA aim to ensure that the countries mining and minerals sector is equipped with sufficient skills to improve employment equity, health and safety and productivity standards.
 

ABOUT THE MQA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

MQA is inviting unemployed students, to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year. MQA will be awarding 1 000 bursaries, for studies at public Universities, Universities of Technology and TVET Colleges, in the following fields:
University and University of Technology students:

Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College students:

 

Note: MQA may also fund other qualifications which are necessary for the mining and minerals sector.
 

MORE ABOUT THE MQA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, book allowance, accommodation allowance and a meal allowance.

Successful applicants will receive feedback by 15 December 2021 at the latest – if you do not receive any communication, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MQA BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

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Preference will be given to:

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MQA BURSARY

Download and complete the MQA Bursary Application Form (for unemployed students) (.pdf)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: bursaries@mqa.org.za
(Insert the words “MQA Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
 

Please note these important details when applying:

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE MQA BURSARY

30 September 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact your nearest MQA Regional Office:

1) Eastern Cape office:
Tel: 047 505 1047
Physical Address: King Sabatha Dalindyebo TVET College, R61 Queenstown Road, Cicira Village, Mthatha,

2) Free State office:
Tel: 087 095 0266
Physical Address: Goldfields TVET College, 14107 Ndaki Road, Tosa Campus, Thabong

3) Gauteng office:
Tel: 011 547 2600
Physical address: MQA Head Office, 7 Anerley Road, Block C, Parktown, 2193

4) Limpopo office:
Tel: 087 095 0267
Physical address: Sekhukhune TVET College, CN Phathudi Campus, Stand No. 2659, Praktiseer

5) Mpumalanga office:
Tel: 013 696 8120 / 013 696 2121
Physical address: Nkangala TVET College, Mpondozamkomo Campus, 1 Moses Kotane Drive, Ferrobank

6) North-West office:
Tel: 014 555 8860
Physical address: Old Shopping Complex, 53 Karee Street, Mooinooi

7) Northern Cape office:
Tel: 053 723 0100
Physical address: Northern Cape Rural TVET College, Kathu Campus, Hans Coetzee Drive, Kathu

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