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merSeta Bursary 2021


Closing Date: 

June, 2021

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

The merSeta bursaries are available to students interested in pursuing Manufacturing, Engineering and related services. 

The following studies will be funded:

University Undergraduate

  • B.Sc Electrical Engineering 
  • B.Sc Chemical Engineering
  • B.Sc Metallurgy & Materials Engineering
  • B.Sc Mechatronics Engineering
  • B.Sc Industrial Engineering

University of Technology Undergraduate

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Metallurgy & Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering 

Closing date: 

-30 June 2021 for the first semester

-30 September 2021 for the second semester

Candidate Requirements: 

  • South African citizen
  • Must be an employee of a MerSeta company or unemployed
  • Have a desire to work in the manufacturing, engineering and related services sector
  • Have a grade 12 certificate or equivalent


Conditions of Bursary: 

  • Bursaries will be offered to candidates from their first academic year
  • Students who have partially completed their studies will also be considered

Application Form: 

How to Apply: 

Request an application form from [email protected] using the subject headline "merSeta Bursary Application Request"


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