What does CETA bursary cover? The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses (up to a maximum value of R120 000): registration fees, tuition fees, books, accommodation, meals and any other expenses necessary for completing the qualification eg. fieldwork/ research costs/ laboratory costs etc (at the discretion of the CETA). Bursaries are reviewed annually and may be renewed if students academic performance is satisfactory (as well as any other applicable additional criteria at the discretion of the CETA). 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): You must be a South African citizen You must be 35 years old or younger You must have completed Matric You must be studying full-time or part-time towards one of the construction-related qualifications listed above, at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level You must be registered to study at a public institution (University, University of Technology or TVET College) in South Africa You must meet the eligibility criteria of your institution You must have achieved the prescribed minimum academic pass mark in your year of study You must NOT be receiving funding from a CETA funded entity You must NOT be receiving funding from NSFAS or any other public funding scheme You must NOT be an immediate family member of a CETA employee Preference will be given to candidates from designated groups as per the CETA Policy, including the following: applicants with disabilities, female applicants pursuing studies within the construction or built environment field, applicants from rural areas pursuing studies within the construction or built environment field and unemployed applicants willing to pursue studies within the construction or built environment field The maximum bursary amount is set at R 120,000 per year for each student. It will depend on and cover the following costs: Registration fees Tuition fees Accommodation Meals Textbooks Any other expenses related to the study Initially, the bursaries will be awarded for one academic year. Students can apply for renewal and get funding for an additional year based on satisfactory performance. Must be a South African citizen Must be under the age of 35 for undergrad students (no age restriction for postgrad students) Must be studying full-time Must be pursuing a degree in one of the fields of study mentioned above Must be either studying or have registered to study at a public institution (students from private institutions are not considered) Must not be receiving funds from any CETA funded organisation, any public funding scheme, or NSFAS Must have completed Matric Must have scored at least 60% in Matric Must have scored at least Level 5 for Math and Physical Science in Matric Must not have failed in more than two subjects Household income shouldn’t exceed R 350,000 per year Students belonging to certain designated groups will get preference over others.