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Vergenoeg Mining Company Bursaries for 2023

Vergenoeg Mining Company Bursaries for 2023.

Vergenoeg Mining Company invites students in South Africa to apply for Bursary 2023.

Apply for Vergenoeg Mining Company Bursaries for 2023

Closing date: 23 February 2023

Bursaries will be awarded for studies at College, University and University of Technology, within the following fields:

  • Engineering (1 bursary to be awarded)
  • Geology (BSc) (1 bursary to be awarded)
  • Lab Chemistry/ Metallurgy (1 bursary to be awarded)
  • Mechanical Engineering (1 bursary to be awarded)
  • Mining (2 bursaries to be awarded)
  • Mining Engineering (National Diploma) (1 bursary to be awarded)
  • Non-technical Bursary (any discipline) (1 bursary to be awarded)

The programme aims to grant candidates the means to pursue their tertiary studies and achieve their academic goals.

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, as well as meals and accommodation on campus or off campus.

Textbook amounts will be up to a maximum agreed upon amount per the academic year and upon proof of purchase. Accommodation and Meals must be verified by the landlord and must be no more than the fees of the candidate’s institution

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 21 days of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years old
  • You must have completed Matric with exemption
  • You must have achieved a minimum of Level 5 for all subjects in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a Diploma or Degree within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must have been accepted to study at a College, University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • You must NOT have failed any subject
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% for the current academic year
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding for the 2023 academic year
  • Preference will be given to candidates who live in local communities around the mining area

See also: Cape Peninsula University of Technology Late Applications

Students who meet the above criteria, can apply by submitting clear copies of the following documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record if already studying (certified copy)
  • All relevant qualifications (certified copy)
  • Acceptance letter from a South African College, University, or University of Technology
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter stating why you deserve the bursary award

How to apply
 

Applications must be submitted via email to: vmcbursary@vergenoeg.co.za
(Insert the words “Vergenoeg Mining Company Bursary – reference number” in the email subject line).

  • Engineering – Ref: Bur/05
  • Geology (BSc) – Ref: Bur/02
  • Lab Chemistry/ Metallurgy – Ref: Bur/06
  • Mechanical Engineering – Ref: Bur/03
  • Mining – Ref: Bur/04
  • Mining Engineering – Ref: Bur/01
  • Non-technical Bursary – Ref: Bur/07

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Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply.

Note: certified copies must be no older than 3 months.

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