TETA Scholarship at WMU South Africa

About TETA & WMU

TETA stands for The Transport Education Training  Authority and was established under the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998. The authority reports to the Minister of Higher Education and is also responsible for increasing competency in the transport sector. It ensures that skilled and efficient individuals work effectively within the transport sector. They also assure the quality of education and training within the sector.

The World Maritime University (WMU) is located in Malmo, Sweden, and was founded in 1983 on 4 July. It is a postgraduate university and works to improve the future of maritime. They aim to achieve excellence in postgraduate education in maritime and promote sustainable development. The core values of the WMU are as follows:

  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Transparency
  • Efficiency
  • Compliance
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability

TETA Scholarship at WMU

TETA provides students an opportunity to apply for a scholarship for the academic year. The scholarship is awarded at World Maritime University located in Sweden, Malmo.

The scholarship offers funding for studies at the master’s degree in Maritime Affairs.

The programme is for 14 months.

The study is divided into three phases:

  • Foundation studies
  • Specialization studies
  • Dissertation studies

Eligibility Criteria For The Scholarship

All the below-mentioned eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the interested candidates. There should not be any exceptions or the application will not be considered.

  • The candidate must hold South African citizenship.
  • The candidate must be enrolled at World Maritime University.
  • The candidate must be employed at the time of application.
  • The candidate must be employed for at least 12 months at the same place.
  • The candidate must hold an experience of at least 3 years in the maritime sector in South Africa.
  • The candidate must get consent from their employer that they can participate in the programme and you will not lose their employment.
  • Female candidates and middle managers will be given preference.
  • Candidates with competency in computers will be preferred.


How to Apply For The Scholarship?

The applications need to be submitted online through the official website of WMU.

Click here to apply.

Documents Required

All the mentioned documents must be emailed to msc@wmu.se and not with the application form. If any document is missing or faulty, the application will be rejected.

  • Certified copies of ID documents.
  • Certified copy of passport, if applicable.
  • Certified copy of the application, if you have applied for the passport.
  • Application for enrollment at WMU for admission. Make sure to attach the matriculation certificate with it.
  • Motivational statement by TETA which can be downloaded from here.
  • Consent letter from the employer at the current job. It should confirm that the employer is not against the candidate taking part in this programme and will be able to join again after completing the programme.
  • An application form regarding Financial support for students who are unable to secure funding in their home countries. You can download the form here. The application must be advanced by the employer and sent via email at msc@wmu.se
  • A signed document implies that the candidate agrees with the terms and conditions. You can download the T&C here.

Closing Date

Currently closed for application. Please check back later for the updated opening and closing date of this bursary.

Contact Details

If there are any queries, the candidates can send them to:

Me Malcolm Alexander
Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)
Telephone: 021 819 9606
Email: malcolm@teta.org.za

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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