merSETA Bursary South Africa 2022

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merSETA Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MERSETA

The merSETA is a part of the Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs), whose aim it is to encourage skill development in South Africa. There are a total of 21 SETAs, with sectors in Engineering, Manufacturing and other related fields.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

merSETA bursaries are awarded annually to University students and biannually to University of Technology students, within the following fields of study:
Universities of Technology students (semester courses):

  • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma)
  • Electrical Engineering (light and heavy current & electronics) (National Diploma)
  • Metallurgy & Materials Engineering (National Diploma)
  • Industrial Engineering (National Diploma)
  • Mechanical Engineering (including Mechatronics) (National Diploma)
  • Polymer Technology (National Diploma)
  • Production and Operations Management (National Diploma)

University students (undergraduate programmes):

  • Chemical Engineering (BSc)
  • Electrical Engineering (light and heavy current and electronic) (BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering (BSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering (including Mechatronics) (BSc)
  • Metallurgy and Materials Engineering (BSc)
  • Polymer Technology (BSc)
  • Production and Operations Management (BSc)

Bursaries will be awarded to students from their 1st year of study, however current students may also apply if they have partially completed their courses with satisfactory results and would not be able to further their studies without funding.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Either employed by a company that is registered with the merSETA OR unemployed and wish to work within the manufacturing, engineering and related service sector
  • Have a Matric certificate (or equivalent) OR a post-Matric (or equivalent qualification)
  • Meet the minimum admission requirements of the tertiary institution
  • Studying or intend on studying towards one of the aforementioned qualifications

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Application forms can be requested by emailing: [email protected]

You may be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate or equivalent (certified copy)
  • Proof of application/ registration at a University or Universities of Technology in South Africa
  • The latest tertiary report, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of any other sources of study funding

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact merSETA directly:
Tel: 010 219 3000
Call Centre: 086 163 7738
Email: [email protected]
Post: merSETA, PO Box 61826, Marshalltown, 2107

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