Foodbev SETA Bursary: New Bursaries

The Foodbev SETA is offering the Latest Bursary Programme 2015 for Engineers. The Foodbev SETA Bursaries 2015 are available for those candidates who are studying engineering in South Africa. The Bursary Programme 2015 will manage your educational expenses, and you will be able to study without any tension.

Various Bursary Opportunities or Bursary Schemes for 2015 have been announced in South Africa, but you should join the Foodbev SETA Bursary Programme 2015 to study with more ease. The Foodbev SETA Bursary 2015 is an opportunity that should be availed by the interested candidates. So if you are interested, you should have a look on the details and descriptions of the programme before forwarding your application at the concerned department of the company.

Foodbev SETA Bursary 2015 for Engineers in Different Fields

Through research conducted within the sector, FoodBev SETA annually determines the skills needs of the sector and implements initiatives to address these needs. As a part of its skills development initiatives, FoodBev SETA awards bursaries annually for studies aligned to critical and scarce skills identified in the food and beverages manufacturing sector. These critical and scarce skills are identified through annual reports submitted by employers, as required by the Skills Development Act.Bursary awards are categorised according to sector requirements, with due consideration of the National Skills Development Strategy III compiled by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

FoodBev SETA invites full-time students to apply for bursaries for studies conducted during 2015, as per the programmes listed below.

UNDERGRADUATE BURSARIES (BF2015U) – First Year Students Only

The following areas have been identified as scarce skills in the Food and Beverages Manufacturing sector:

  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • B Tech Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Electronics Engineering
  • B Tech Electronics Engineering
  • B Tech Production Management
  • Diploma in Production Management
  • Diploma in Packaging Management
  • B Com
  • B Computer
  • B Sc Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science
  • B Tech Food Technology
  • B Bus Sc Marketing
  • Degree in Consumer Science
  • Degree in Environmental Health Science
  • BSc Oneology

Full time students enrolled for their first year of studies, as stipulated above, for either a 3 or 4 year qualification are invited to apply.


The Bursary Grant is available to full time students to subsidise research and/or innovation project costs leading to a post-graduate qualification, which is deemed to be relevant to the food and beverage manufacturing industry.  Preference will be given to research studies leading to a PhD degree.

How to Apply for Foodbev SETA Bursaries 2015: The New Bursary Programme in South Africa

Completed application forms with all supporting documents can be submitted to FoodBev SETA by 28 February 2015. (Click here to download the application form) Applications may be submitted via any one of the following:

  • E-mail to [email protected]
  • Fax to 086 649 2279
  • Personal delivery to 13 Autumn Street, Rivonia, 2128

No applications via mail will be accepted, and no applications received after 28 February 2015 will be taken into consideration.

Applications will be adjudicated by a panel of evaluators appointed by FoodBev SETA. The decision of the panel will be ratified by the FoodBev SETA Board and their final decision will be binding.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application at the latest 30 March 2015.

So if you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should apply for the Foodbev SETA Bursary Programme. You should download the bursary application form and submit to the concerned department at the first convenient. The Foodbev SETA Bursary for 2015 will be helpful for you in managing your educational expenses, so don’t miss the chance and go for the application process.

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  1. Where can I download the forms in order to apply

  2. Dear admin i would like to know if the foodbev bursary can help me.I’ve been accepted at Ukzn to study Agricultural Engineering,and last year i applied for a bursary to the Department but unfortunately my documents didn’t reach them due to post office issues.Now i don’t have a financial aid and i won’t afford the selfunding.please can you come to my rescue please respond to my email or cell no.0722673179 please
    N.V Cili

  3. Greetings admin, I’ve been accepted for BSC(General) at the university of Witwatersrand, may I ask if there is a bursary which can accommodate me, desperately in need of information. Thank you.

  4. greatings, i will be pleased to have your support

  5. I am doing my second year at Wits, Biochemistry with chemistry. I would like to apply for the bursary too, is it wise to do so since your preference favours 1st years?????

  6. I have been admitted at uni west to study BA Admin in HR please assist me with the funds. my contacts are

  7. I’m want to do electrical engineering I dnt have money ad i fail matric in 2005 I was maths ad physics i apply bursaries for National youth development agency or IT

  8. Dear admin, im doing first year food science at university of Venda and I need financial aid for 2016 from foodbev seta if is possible.Thank you

  9. I am doing my second year at Durban University of Technology and i need financial aid for 2016. Thank you

  10. mariska Joubert

    Goodday, my daughter is a second year ,BsC Dietrich student at University of the Free state and we urgently need a bursary. Can you help please. He marks are excellent

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