MQA Bursary

The MQA bursary is aimed at increasing the number of students who pursue careers within the mining and minerals sector. The MQA bursary has assisted may applicants by making financial assistance available to them to support their higher education journey.

MQA Bursaries On Offer

Mining Engineering
Mine Survey
Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive only)
Environmental Health and Management

MQA also extends its bursaries to the following fields of study

Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current only)
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering( Mineral Processing)
Electro-Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Analytical Chemistry
Jewellery Design and Manufacturing

Who qualifies to apply for MQA bursaries?

You must have enrolled at a university in South Africa

You must be enrolled at a university of technology within the boarders of South Africa

Have strong academic record for the previous year

Be able to prove you are not financially able to pay for your studies fees

Student that have enrolled with the University, Further Education and Training institution (FET) and University of Technology. The bursary scheme covers tuition and registration fees; residence fees or out of residence living costs; books, stationary and toolkit allowance per bursar per semester.

Female students will be afforded special consideration when applying for MQA bursary. This also goes to students with disabilities.

MQA Bursary Obligation

Upon competition successful students will be expected to join the operations within the mining sector in South Africa

Who Can Apply for MQA bursaries?

You must be a South African citizen

Be 35 years old or younger

Possess strong academic record

You must be unemployed

Be able to prove that you are in need of financial assistance

Completed Matric or currently in Matric

Show a genuine interest in the minerals and mining sector

Documents that must accompany your application

Certified copy of your ID document

Certified copies of death certificate of parents if deceased

Affidavit if not in contact with parents

latest Matric results

Matric certificate (certified copy) if available