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EWSETA: Bursary Programme 2021

The Energy & Water Sector Education Training Authority (EWSETA) invites applicants for Bursary Programme for 2021.

Location: South Africa
Closing Date: 31st January 2021

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA), one of the 21 SETAs in South Africa, is a skills development authority who are responsible for serving the energy and water sectors.

Fields of Study:

  • Engineering Studies (GFETQSF) (Certificate: N1/ N2/ N3)
  • Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering)
  • Electrical Engineering (Diploma/ Bachelor of Technology)
  • Engineering Technology (Computer Systems) (Diploma)
  • Quality (Bachelor of Technology/ Master of Technology)
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Management (Bachelor of Science)
  • Supply Chain Management (Diploma/ Advanced Diploma/ Bachelor degree/ Honours degree)
  • Marketing (Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Commerce Honours)
  • Information Systems Management (Advanced Certificate)
  • Information Technology (Advanced Diploma/ Bachelor degree)


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
  • Completed Matric or equivalent
  • Currently studying OR accepted to study at a recognised South African tertiary institution (university or TVET College)
  • Currently studying OR accepted to study within the Energy and Water sector
  • *Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged communities (youth, black, female) and students with disabilities

How to apply

Download and complete the EWSETA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear 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, if a 1st year student (certified copy)
  • Previous academic record/ results, if a 2nd or 3rd year student (certified copy)
  • Proof of application/ provisional acceptance offer from university/ TVET College, if a 1st time applicant (if not yet available, must be submitted as soon as received)
  • Proof of household annual income

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways: 1) Email:, 2) Post: The EWSETA, P.O Box 1273 Houghton 2041 or

3) Hand delivered: – EWSETA Head Office (Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga) 32 Princess of Wales Terrace Sunnyside Office Park Building B Johannesburg 2000,

EWSETA Western Cape/ Eastern Cape Provincial Office
False Bay TVET College
Westlake Campus
Westlake Drive
Cape Town

EWSETA Free State/ Northern Cape Provincial Office
Motheo TVET Central Office
Corner of Aliwal and St Georges Street

EWSETA North West Provincial Office
Taletso TVET College
Leah Mangope High Way (between Hospital and Fire Station)

EWSETA North West Provincial Office
Orbit TVET College
Brits Campus
Reitz Street North

Enquiries: For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact EWSETA directly: Tel: 011 274 4700 or Email: