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Exxaro bursary South Africa 2017-2018
March 14, 2017 Bursaries


A heavy minerals and coal mining organisation, Exxaro Resources Limited was formerly known as “Kumba Resources Limited” before it changed names in November of 2006. Exxaro is based in Pretoria West, South Africa but operates with offices across Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe and currently has over 7300 employees.


The bursary is intended for school student or students who have just matriculated and intend on studying full-time in the upcoming year.
The following costs will be covered by the bursary: registration, tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, food and a cash allowance for extra study expenses.

On completion of their studies, bursary applicants are required to work at Exxaro for the equal duration of the bursary awarded. Students will be provided with mentoring, admin support, practical work and their performance will be tracked to ensure that the student performs to their best ability.
The bursary is available to students in the following fields of study:

  • BSc Chemical Engineering
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Industrial Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Metallurgy Engineering
  • BSc Mining Engineering
  • B Tech Mining Technician
  • B Tech MRM Mining Surveying
  • Hons Geology



Applicants are to please ensure that they meet the following minimum criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Currently studying or intending to study full-time towards one of the aforementioned qualifications at a recognised South African university,
  • Obtained a minimum level 5 for English FL or SL in Grade 11/ 12,
  • Obtained a minimum level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science in Grade 11/ 12,
  • B Tech students must have obtained a minimum level 5 for Mathematics, English and Science.



The latest application form can be downloaded from: (between February and March annually). Alternatively, please contact a Exxaro Community Development Practitioner via the details below.
The following documents should accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric results certificate (certified copy),
  • Latest results.



31 March annually


For any queries related to the bursary, please contact one of the Exxaro Community Development Practitioners:

BelfastMzimkhulu KoyoBursaryNBC@exxaro.com013 253 7386
DelmasKgopolo NokaBursaryLeeuwpan@exxaro.com013 665 9020
KrielPepsy DlaminiBursaryMatla@exxaro.com017 616 2649
Lephalale to PolokwaneMalapile ChokoeBursaryGLK@exxaro.com014 763 2502
MiddelburgAdelaide NkabindeBursaryARN@exxaro.com013 297 8635
North East areas of WitbankAmukelani MalulekeBursaryInyanda@exxaro.com013 652 8551
Pretoria/Gauteng or other areasPrudence RampaBursaryPretoria@exxaro.com012 307 4276
Upper Limpopo, ThohoyandouReginald KoneBursaryTshikondeni@exxaro.com015 966 5078

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