FoodBev SETA Bursary

By | January 1, 2020

FoodBev SETA Bursary


FoodBev SETA Bursary

FoodBev SETA Bursary

About FoodBev SETA

The Departmental Office of Education and Training or SETA is an industry body established in 2000 by the Secretary of Labor. SETA is made up of employers, government departments, unions, and bargaining committees from various industries. There are 23 MUSHROOMS in South Africa, and FoodBev MUSHROOM is one of them.

FoodBev SETA aims to promote and reward skill development in the food and beverage manufacturing industry through scholarship programs.

FoodBev SETA offers scholarships for full-time students pursuing a master’s or doctorate in the food and beverage manufacturing industry at a university. The value of the scholarship is up to R50,000 and will be awarded for research based on key and scarce skills.

The scholarship will cover students studying in the following fields:


  • BSc Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering
  • BSc Food Science/ Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/ Microbiology
  • BCom/ BCompt in Accounting/Finance
  • B Bus Sc Marketing
  • BSc Oneology
  • Degree in Consumer Science/ Environmental health Science
  • Diploma in Electronics/ Electrical Engineering/ Food Technology/ Mechanical Engineering/ Operation Management/ Packaging Management/ Production Management


  • Advanced Diploma: Labour Relations
  • BCom/ BCompt Hons. in Accounting/Finance (CTA)
  • BSc Hons. Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Hons. – Food Science and Technology/ Food Science/ Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/ Microbiology
  • BTech in Electronics Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics/ Food Technology/ Mechanical Engineering/ Operation Management/ Packaging Management/ Production Management
  • B Bus Sc Hons. Marketing
  • BSc Hons. Oenology
  • Honours Degree in Environmental health Science/ Consumer Science/ Industrial Psychology


  • Master’s degree (Research based and Scarce skills based)
  • PhD


The following criteria apply to undergraduate students:

  • Only first year students may apply (proof of registration is required),
  • Must show a strong academic record, as well as a need for financial assistance,
  • Preference will be given to female students, disabled students and students with a previously disadvantage background,


Application forms can be downloaded online at:
Alternatively, you can request an application form via email:
Complete application forms and all supporting documents can either be submitted via:
Post: PO Box 245, Gallo Manor 2052 or
Hand deliver: 13 Autumn Rd, Rivonia 2128


Maureen Mumbashi or Mxolisi
Tel: 011 253 7314 / 011 253 7370
Email: /

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