MQA (Mining Qualifications Authority) gladly presents MQA bursary for all talented and high achiever South African students. The aim of the bursary scheme is to increase the interest of students taking studies related to and making careers in the mining and minerals sector. Africa is rich in natural resources and minerals and still need many skillful and trained employees to explore, process and make good use of it. Will you be the one to join MQA bursary?
MQA (Mining Qualifications Authority) is run by South African government and have duties to support skills development for sector transformation, to empower information management, to support objective decision-making, to do the monitoring, evalution and implementation and to ensure efficient and transparent corporate givernment system within framework.
Available Fields of Study
MQA bursary is open to support the following mining core disciplines and those related to mineral industry:
Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive only)
Environmental Health and Management
Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current only)
Chemical Engineering (Mineral Processing)
Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
The Criterion For Bursary
MQA bursary will requires applicants to adhere several criterion for applying the bursary and those requirements are:
South African citizen
Female applicants and applicants with disability will be given priorities
Successful bursars will be obliged to work within the South African mining and minerals sector year-to-year they are in sponsorship
Bursary will be considered based on academic records
Applicants must be in need of financial support
Continuation of bursary based on students’ academic progress in the university
MQA bursary will cover registration and tuition fees, residence fees or out of residence living costs, books, stationery and toolkit allowance given every semester.
Applying For Bursary
To apply for MQA bursary, applicants should fill in the application form that can be retrieved here: