Construction Education and Training Authority CETA Scholarship Programme 2023/2024

Construction Education and Training Authority CETA Scholarship Programme 2023/2024

Construction Education and Training Authority CETA is currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.

Bursary Details

The Construction Education and Training Authority is inviting all suitable candidates who are in pursuit of qualifications in or related to the construction industry to apply for funding for the 2023 academic year through a CETA Bursary scheme.

The bursary shall be awarded to candidates pursuing construction related qualifications at under-graduate as well as post graduate levels, inclusive of Masters and above qualifications as per the CETA bursary Policy. Successful candidates will be awarded a bursary covering costs of up to a maximum of R 120 000 per learner, per year, over the duration of their studies to be reviewed annually.

In exercising its discretion as it pertains to whether the bursary is to be continued, suspended, or reinstated, as the case may be, the CETA shall take into account academic results as well as any other applicable additional factors.

The CETA will award bursaries to suitable candidates studying towards a suitable qualification in or in fields related to the construction industry at any of the below institutions:

  • Public Universities
  • Universities of Technology
  • TVET Colleges

Qualifications to be taken into consideration will include but will not be limited to the below:


  • BSc Architecture
  • ND Architecture
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BSc Construction Economics
  • BSc Construction Management
  • BSc Construction Studies
  • BSc Architecture
  • BA of Building Arts
  • BSc Geomatics
  • BSc Urban and Regional Planning
  • BSc Property Development

Universities of Technologies

  • ND Building
  • ND Civil Engineering
  • ND Quantity Surveying
  • ND Surveying
  • ND Real Estate

TVET Colleges

  • NCV: Civil Engineering and Building Construction
  • NCV: Electrical Infrastructure Construction (Level 2 – 4)

Candidate Requirements

  • The CETA Bursary scheme shall be awarded to candidates who have achieved the prescribed minimum academic pass mark in their year of study
  • The prospective bursars must meet the eligibility criteria of the relevant institution
  • Learners must be studying or intending to study towards a qualification in or related to the construction industry

Applications from the below designated groups as per the CETA Policy will be given preference

  • Female candidates in the construction or built environment
  • Candidates from rural areas pursuing qualifications in construction or built environment disciplines
  • Unemployed candidates willing to undertake construction or built environment disciplines
  • People with disabilities

Conditions of Bursary

  • Only undergraduate candidates studying towards a qualification in or related to the construction industry and in possession of a valid South African Identity Document may apply
  • Full or part time learners currently registered with a public institution of their choice and studying towards qualifications in line with bursary requirements may apply.
  • Learners who are current beneficiaries of NSFAS, any other public funding scheme and/or any other bursary scheme may not apply.
  • Immediate CETA employees’ family members may not apply.
  • Learners currently funded through CETA funded entities may not apply.
  • Only Applications from South African citizens will be considered.
  • Proof of acceptance from the institutions concerned for learners already enrolled.
  • The applicants must be under the age of 35 years.

Bursary Inclusion

The bursary will cover costs related to registration, tuition, books, meals, accommodation as well as any other support deemed necessary for successful completion of the qualification.

Any such additional funding considerations will be at the discretion of the CETA e.g., research costs, printing, laboratory costs, fieldwork, etc.

How to Apply
  • Certified copy of South African Identity Document
  • Letter of acceptance from the tertiary institution
  • Full academic history for learners already studying at University or University of Technology or TVET College
  • Candidates completing matric in the 2022 academic year to submit their 2022 academic results

Certified copy of guardian/parents’ proof of income, social grant/pension where available e.g.

  • Latest payslip
  • Proof of earning social grant
  • Where parents or guardians are unemployed a declaration of their unemployed status in the form of an affidavit

For more information click the link below:

Application form:

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