Services SETA and Universities South Africa (USAF): Bursaries 2024

December 23, 2023

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Bursary Description

The Services SETA(SSETA) in partnership with Universities South Africa (USAF), hereby invites applications for Bursary Programme 2024.

Closing Date: 08 January 2024

Program Overview:

  • Bursary program for 2024.
  • Funding for studies related to full/part or short courses recognized by SAQA or a public tertiary institution in South Africa.
  • Aimed at individuals employed by levy-paying and non-levy paying employers within Services SETA industries.

Field of Study:

  • Aligned with Services SETA hard-to-fill vacancies as per the Sector Skills Plan 23/24.

Why Apply:

  • Funding covers tuition fees and study materials (e.g., books).
  • Access to quality education and training at public tertiary institutions in South Africa.
  • Enhanced skills and knowledge in the chosen field.
  • Improved employability and career prospects.
  • Contribution to the transformation and growth of the services sector.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be employed within the scope of Services SETA.
  • Should not currently hold a bursary within the PSET system.
  • Preferably enroll in a course aligned with hard-to-fill vacancies identified in Services SETA’s Sector Skills Plan (SSP 2023/24 Chapter 3).

Application Process:

  • Download application forms and gather required documents (e.g., proof of registration/fee statement, bursary agreement form, certified ID copy, proof of employment, POPI consent form, and bursary funding declaration form).
  • Continuing learners need to provide current academic year results and 2024 proof of registration/fee statement.

Closing Date: 08 January 2024 at 16:00

Contact for Assistance:

This bursary program provides an opportunity for employees within the Services SETA scope to further their education in fields aligned with hard-to-fill vacancies, thereby contributing to their personal development and the growth of the services sector. Interested applicants should ensure they meet the eligibility criteria and submit their applications before the closing date.