De Beers Bursary Scheme

Applications Open
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Bursary Details

Students applying for the bursary must have intentions to study a mining related, as follows:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Mine Survey;
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering Geology to specialise in Rock Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Metallurgical Engineering.

Candidate Requirements

Applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • must be a South African citizen
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption
  • must obtain a minimum of 70% in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade and a minimum of 60% for English
  • written proof of acceptance to an accredited South African mainstream university or university of technology.
  • Student must be from the surrounding areas where the mine operates.
  • certified copies of SA ID and their full academic record.
  • Applications for bursaries open yearly in June, and must be submitted by 31 October.
    If you do not hear from us by the end of year, your application has not been successful.

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Conditions of Bursary

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary

Bursary Inclusion

It is a full bursary which means the following will be covered:

  • Full Tuition
  • Books
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Laptop allowance
  • Student allowance

How to Apply

Applications available at CLICK HERE

Applications for bursaries open yearly in June, and must be submitted by 31 October.
If you do not hear from us by 30 November , your application has not been successful

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Field of Study: Commerce


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