TETA: Bursaries 2018 in South Africa

Last updated on July 1st, 2018 at 10:11 am

The Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) is offering bursaries programme for 2018 / 2019 in South Africa. TETA invites all talented and high performing unemployed full time learners / planning to register within TVETs, HET, Accredited Aviation Schools, Acrredited Diving Schools as well as learners who completed matric and plan to commence studies in 2018 to submit applications for bursary funding for the below listed Programmes . This bursary funding is aimed at addressing the scarce and critical skills within the transport industry.

Bursary Application closing date  is 31 August 2017 at 16:30

Bursary Provider:  Transport Education Training Authority (TETA)

Bursary Location: South Africa

As a part of its skills development initiatives Transport Education Training Authority awards bursaries annually for studies aligned to critical and scarce skills identified in the transport sector. Bursary awards are categorised according to sector requirements, with due consideration of the National Skills Development Strategy III, compiled by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Field of Studies:

  • (N3-N6) or ND or B degree in  Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • (N1-N6) or National Diploma or B degree in  Mechanical Engineering
  • B Degree in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • ATPL Subjects
  • Instructor’s Rating
  • Night Rating
  • Instrument Rating
  • National Diploma or B Degree in Logistics Management
  • National Diploma or B Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • B Degree in Transport Economics
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering(Maritime)
  • Degree: Maritime Law
  • B Degree in Maritime Engineering
  • B Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • National Diploma or B Degree in Road Transport Management
  • National Diploma or B Degree in Road Transportation Management
  • Commercial Divers, Class II, III and IV
  • National Diploma : Maritime Studies
  • National Diploma : Risk Management



  • Funding will only be applicable to applicants applying for studies related to the list provided and that should lead to a full academic qualification
  • Applicants must be South African citizens and below the age of 35 years
  • Applicants are to complete in full, Direct Learner Bursary Application Form available on the TETA website.
  • Only successful candidates will be communicated to, if you do not hear from TETA by the end of January 2017 please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
  • Applicants to clearly state on the application form course of Study , duration of study and cost per year if applying for the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study.
  • Application to be accompanied by documents as per the checklist attached to the application form.

Bursary Awards/Covers

The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation accredited by an academic institution, books and meals as per TETA Direct Learner Bursary Policy and Funding Model. The bursary award targets previously disadvantaged and impoverished youth (35 years old younger) from rural and urban communities within South Africa, females and people with disabilities.

How to Apply

Applications forms as well as list of qualifications to be founded, guidelines and terms for the bursaries and other relevant documents are available on our website: www.teta.org.za, under TETA 2016/17 Direct Bursary Learner Support.

Fully and correctly completed application forms may be submitted in the following ways:

Via Post: Private Bag X10016 ,Randburg 2125

Hand delivery: To TETA Head Office: No. 344, Pretoria Avenue, Randburg (Attention: Juliet Manyoni SD & LP Unit)

Hand deliveries can also be done to TETA offices listed below

Kwazulu Natal Office: Suit 1B\C\D Ground Floor, Strathway/ Strathmore Park, 305 Musgrave,Durban 4001, 031 334 9881 (Att: Ndumiso Mzama)

Western Cape Office: WBHO House, Glen Roy Road, Pinelands 7430, 021 531 3064 (Att: Zaida Sampson)

Limpopo Office: Capricorn College for FET, Senwabarwana Campus, Senwabarwana Main Road, Bochum (Att: Thandazile Mabuya)

Vhembe TVET College: Techniven, Makwarela Campus (Att. Phumudzo Muronga)

Lephalale TVET College: C/o Nelson Mandela & Ngoako Ramahlodi Drive, Onverwacht, Lephalale, at tel: (014) 763 2252 Ext 221 (Att: Phaswane Lebogang Sewela)

Enquiries, Please Contact: (011) 577 7033 /7018


If you do no hear from us after January 2018, please consider you application unsuccessful.

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