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Bursary Samancor and mineral Qualifications Authority MQA eng 2017-2018
September 29, 2016 Bursaries

TheMining Qualifications Authority (MQA) would like to invite learners who excel in maths and science, who will be studying towards a career in the mining and minerals sector, to apply for an MQA bursary. The MQA Bursary Scheme is open to qualifying grade 12 learners, or those currently writing their 2017 grade 12 examinations.

Students who are studying towards a certificate, degree, diploma or BTech at a University, University of Technology or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College also qualify.

The MQA is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) for the mining and minerals sector in terms of the Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998.

The MQA Bursary Scheme funds the following:

1.Disciplines at Universities or Universities of Technology:

• Mining Engineering
• Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive only)
• Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current only)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering (Mineral Processing)
• Environmental Health and Management
• Mining Survey
• Electro-Mechanical
• Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
• Geology
• Analytical Chemistry
• Rock Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Any BTech qualification associated with the disciplines / courses listed above

2.Trades at TVET Colleges:

  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Fitting including Machinery
  • Electrician
  • Boilermaker
  • Rigger Ropesman
  • Millwright
  • Instrumentation Mechanician

NB: preference will be given to female learners, learners with disabilities and learners living in rural communities.

How to apply

Application close on 31 October 2017.

Click here to download the application form.

For further information or assistance please contact Mr Tebogo Thankge on 011 547 2755, Mr Lesley Henderson on 011 547 2741, or send an e-mail to

* Gauteng, Johannesburg: Physical address: 7 Anerley Office, Parktown or Postal Address: Provate Bag X118, Marshalltown 2107. Tel: 011 547 2600
* Eastern Cape, Mthatha: King Sabatha Dalindyebo TVET College, R61 Queenstown Road , Cicirca Village, Mthatha, 5099. Tel: 087 095 0497
* Mpumalanga, Witbank: Nkangala FET College, Mpondozamkomo Campus, 1 Moses Kotane Drive, Ferrobank, Witbank, Tel. (013) 969-8120/2121
* Northern Cape Rural TVET College, Kathu Campus, Hans Coetzee Road. Tel: 053 723 0100

* Free State, Welkom; Goldfields TVET College, Tosa Campus, 14107 Ndaki Road, Thabong. Tel: 087 095 0266
* Limpopo, Burgersfort: Sekhukhune FET College, CN Phathudi Cmapus, Stand No 2659, Praktisser, Tel. 087 095 0267
* North West, Mogwase: Orbit Fet College, Mankwe Campus, Stand 230, Unit 2, Mogwase, Tel. (014) 555-8860

Short-listed learners must submit their final matric results by 13 January 2017. Continuing bursars must submit a completed Bursary Continuation form before 13 January 2017

Via – MQA

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