CATHSSETA Bursary 2014

CATHSSETA Bursary Programme. Bursary application period towards the end of each year.


The CATHSSETA  has identified as one of its strategic objectives the need to support learners who have either  received acceptance letter or have already started studying at any South African Public Institution by offering learners bursaries to further their studies. The programme is addressing Output of the National Skills Development Strategy III. The CATHSSETA bursary grant can be used to pay study fees, textbooks, accommodation, meals and other related costs.

The CATHSSETA bursary is available to:

Learners that have enrolled, or are in the process of enrolling as a full-time or part-time student at a any South African Public University, University of Technology, or FET College. This Bursary is restricted to learners who have enroll in the qualifications related to the following CATHSSETA chambers which seek to address the Scarce and critical Skills identified in the CATHSSETA Sector Skills Plan:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Conservation
  • Gamming and Lottery
  • Sports and Recreation

Who is eligible?

CATHSSETA offers assistance to those parents whose income is such that they would not otherwise be able to pay the full fees of their children’s education. The awards are also based on the learner’s performance. The bursary continues for every year in which the learner remains enrolled. However it is re-assessed by the CATHSSETA Bursary committee annually. The bursary application form can be found within the CATHSSETA Bursary Division upon request.

When and How to apply?:

 Cathsseta has an opening bursary application period towards the end of each year. Again partnerships are formed with Government Institutions to provide CATHSSETA with suitable learners enrolled on qualifications related to the sectors.  Learners are to complete application forms which will be evaluated by the Cathsseta Bursary Committee. If the learner is successful they will be offered a bursary

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Lebogang Mpye on (011) 217 0600

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