MQA Bursary 2024 South Africa Applications

MQA Bursary 2024 South Africa Applications

MQA Bursary 2024 academic year applications for employed persons in the mining and minerals sector. 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 Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) would like to invite persons who are CURRENTLY employed within the mining and minerals sector and who would like to pursue studies for a qualification relevant to the mining related sector to apply for an MQA bursary for the 2024 academic year of study.

The bursary is not available to applicants presently on an MQA funded Internship Programme or a Work Experience (P1/P2) Programme as this maybe considered as “double dipping”. 

A total of 65 bursary opportunities for employed bursars will be available for the 2024 academic year and for those that commenced with their studies in the second semester of 2023 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition and allowances for books ONLY. 

Application Window: MQA Bursary 2024 South Africa Applications

The application period will open from 1 September 2023 and close on 1 October 2023.

Late applications will not be considered.

Download the Application Form for Employed Persons in the Mining and Minerals Sector       

The completed application form and supporting documents must be submitted to

Only applications received at the above mentioned by e-mail address will be considered.

Please note that communication will be limited to successful applicants only.

If you have not received any communication from MQA by 30 November 2023, then please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

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


  • 7 Anerley Road, Parktown. 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


  • Nkangala TVET College, Mpondozamkomo Campus, 1 Moses Kotane Drive, Ferrobank. Tel: 013 696 8120 / 2121


  • Sekhukhune TVET College, CN Phathudi Campus, Stand No. 2659, Praktiseer. Tel: 087 095 0267

North West:

  • Old Shopping Complex , 53 Karee Street, Mooinooi. Tel: 014 555 8860

Northern Cape:

  • Northern Cape Rural TVET College, Kathu Campus, Hans Coetzee Drive, Kathu. Tel: 053 723 0100


For more information, click here