Master Builders’ Association Development Trust Bursaries 2024

Master Builders’ Association Development Trust Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at Master Builders’ Association Development Trust Bursaries 2024/2025 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

Master Builders’ Association Development Trust invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

The Master Builders’ Association Development Trust (MBADT) offers a bursary program for young South African citizens who have completed their basic education in schools within the jurisdiction of the Western Cape. The bursaries are aimed at supporting students pursuing tertiary education in disciplines related to the building industry. Here’s a summary of the key points:


  • Provider: Master Builders and Allied Trades’ Association Western Cape (MBAWC)
  • Objective: To support students in the building industry with their tertiary education costs.
  • Bursary Duration: Initially for one year, renewable upon meeting specific criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Nationality & Education: Only South African citizens who completed their basic education within Western Cape schools will be considered.
  2. Disciplines: Bursaries are for students pursuing careers in specific disciplines within the building industry.
  3. Financial Need: Applicant’s parents/guardians’ income should fall within the range of R350,000 – R600,000 per annum.
  4. Funding Exclusion: Applicants should not qualify for NSFAS funding or any other bursary fund or SETA (CETA) support.
  5. Preference: Preference given to applicants who are family members or employees of MBAWC member companies, and those employed by compliant member companies for a minimum of 24 months.

Application Process:

  • Deadline: Closing date for applications is 19th January 2024.
  • Documentation: Ensure all required documents are certified copies and attached to the application.
  • Submission: Send the completed application form to [email protected].
  • Decision Notification: Successful candidates will be informed by 12th February 2024.

Funding Details:

  • Payment: Bursary fees paid in two tranches to the approved learning institution, subject to performance reviews.
  • Funding Limit: The bursary covers the cost of annual tuition fees at an amount set by the Trust.


  • Incomplete Applications: Incomplete forms will not be considered.
  • Responsibility: Applicants must keep track of communication and provide necessary documentation promptly.
  • Unsuccessful Applications: If not contacted by 12th February 2024, consider the application unsuccessful.

Prospective applicants should carefully read and follow the instructions outlined in the application form to ensure eligibility and provide accurate information.

Application Deadline: 19 January 2023

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