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Exxaro – Bursaries 2022 / 2023

Closing Date: 18 April 2022

The Company has established a full-time bursary programme into which young South African citizens are annually selected for full-time studies at formal South African recognized tertiary institutions

The intent of the company’s talent pipeline is to establish a talent pool into which young potential talent is recruited, educated, trained and prepared for successful careers in the organization with a minimum entry requirement of a 4-year degree.

After graduation, the bursar program integrates with the Professional-in-Training (PIT) programme, providing further learning to prepare a successful candidate for leadership roles in the organization.

Bursary Disciplines

The focus is mainly on undergraduate studies to support our core mining industry disciplines:

  • BSc Geology Hons
  • Mine Surveying B-Technical Degree 
  • BEng degree studies  

The bursary

The bursary is comprehensive and covers tuition fees, accommodation-, meals- and book/pocket money, as well as the purchase of a laptop/tablet.

The bursary program also includes the following exciting benefits:

  • Dedicated Talent Pipeline administrative support & monitoring
  • 1st & 2nd Semester Campus visits (attended by Talent Management & discipline mentors)
  • Access to senior, well experienced leaders
  • Annual practical work exposure at one of Exxaro’s operations
  • Access & liaison with other Exxaro bursars (also from other institutions)
  • Invitation to the annual PIT Symposium – Corporate Calendar Event
  • Awards /prizes to top-performing bursars
  • Invitation to the National Mining Indaba.

Applications for 2022

Students currently in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th academic year of study can apply for bursary opportunities in the following disciplines:

  • BSc Geology – 2nd or 3rd academic year
  • Mine Surveying B-Technical Degree – 3rd academic year
  • BEng degree studies:
Civil      2ndacademic year
Electrical/Electronic      2nd or 3rdacademic year
Industrial      2nd or 3rdacademic year
Mechanical/Mechatronic      2nd academic year
Metallurgical      2nd, 3rd or 4thacademic year
Mining      2nd or 3rdacademic year

The selection will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy. 

How to Apply

To apply, scan the QR code or click on the link provided below that will take you to the Exxaro application questionnaire.  

Apply Online for the Exxaro – Bursaries 2022 / 2023

Closing date for applications is 18 April 2022. Candidate selection will start shortly after the closing date. If you don’t receive any correspondence by mid-May 2022, consider your application as unsuccessful. Those selected to go through to the next round, will be requested to forward their documentation e.g., CV afterwards via mail correspondence. 

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