Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) Bursary 2023

Closing Date:

Bursary Details

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) would like to invite learners who are presently in Grade 12 or 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 1 000 bursary opportunities will be available for the 2022 academic year and for those that commenced with their studies in the second semester of 2021 academic year. 

The MQA Bursary Scheme only funds the following qualifications at universities and universities of technology:

  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Jewellery Design Manufacturing
  • Geology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mine surveying
  • Electrical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Environmental Health and Management
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Electro Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial encineering
  • Occupational Health & safety
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Occupational medicine

The MQA Bursary Scheme only funds the following qualifications at TVET colleges:

  • Boilermaker
  • Motor mechanic (Diesel)
  • Electrician
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Fitting (including machinery)
  • Instrumentation mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Rigger ropes man


Bursary Enquiries

Visit the MQA website for more 

Bursary Inclusion

The bursary will cover:

  • Tuition
  • Allowances (for accommodation, books and meals)

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form.

Applications forms and supporting documents must be submitted to the following email address

If you have not received any communication from MQA by 15 December 2022, then please consider your application as having been unsuccessful. Late applications will not be accepted.

Field of Study: Engineering


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