Bursary Applications


Bursary Applications for Employed Persons Now Open for 2022 Academic Year

The Mining Qualifications Authority (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 would like to invite persons who are PRESENTLY employed within the mining and minerals sector who would like to pursue studies for a qualification relevant to the mining related fields to apply for an MQA bursary for the 2022 academic year.

The bursary is not available to applicants presently on Internship Programme or Work Experience (P1/P2) Programme as these programmes are not considered as employment at the host company.

A total of 50 bursary opportunities for employed bursars 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 bursary will cover tuition and allowances for books ONLY.

Application window

The application period will open from 8 August 2021 and closes on 30 September 2021.

Application form

Bursary Application Form: Employed Bursars

Applications forms and supporting documents must be submitted to the following email address bursaries@mqa.org.za

Please note that communication will be limited to successful applicants only. If you have not received any communication from MQA by 15 December 2021, then please consider your application as having been unsuccessful. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Further information regarding the bursary applications can also be obtained from the following MQA Regional Offices:

Gauteng: MQA Head Office7 Anerley Road, Block C, Parktown, 2193 (physical address)

Tel: 011 547 2600

Eastern Cape: King Sabatha Dalindyebo TVET College, R61 Queenstown Road

Cicira Village, Mthatha, Tel: 047 505 1063

Free State: Goldfields TVET College, 14107 Ndaki Road

Tosa Campus, Thabong,

Tel: 087 095 0266

Limpopo: Sekhukhune TVET College, CN Phathudi Campus

Stand No. 2659, Praktiseer,

Tel: 087 095 0267

Mpumalanga: Nkangala TVET College, Mpondozamkomo Campus,

1 Moses Kotane Drive, Ferrobank,

Tel: 013 696 8120 / 2121

North West: Old Shopping Complex , 53 Karee Street,


Tel: 014 555 8860

Northern Cape: Northern Cape Rural TVET College, Kathu Campus,

Hans Coetzee Drive, Kathu,

Tel: 053 723 0100