The Exxaro Bursary Programme is mainly aimed at 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Black South African students, studying undergraduate degrees in core mining industry disciplines. The aim of the Exxaro Bursary Programme is to establish a talent pool of young and highly motivated students.
Financial assistance is provided to these students in order to prepare them for a career with the company. Exxaro will provide bursaries to students studying: BSc Geology, Mine Surveying B-Technical Degree and related BEng Degrees.
Exxaro is one of the largest Black-Owned mining companies in South Africa. The company specialises in coal and heavy mineral extraction, boasting business interests in the USA, Europe and Australia. Exxaro has made recent investments in the renewable energy sector as well as pigment manufacturing.
Please note that bursary applications for the Exxaro Bursary Programme will close on the 30 of April 2021. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered for the Exxaro Bursary Programme.
Applicants who have not received any feedback within a month of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.
Prospective applicants need to satisfy all of the requirements of the Exxaro Bursary in order to be considered for the Programme:
The Exxaro Bursary Programme will provide successful applicants with financial assistance which will pay for the costs of the relevant degree. The bursary will cover the:
Please note that successful applicants will also be provided with:
Kindly note that students applying for the Exxaro Bursary Bursary Programme should complete the following online application –
The following supporting information will be attached to the applicant’s application form:
Please note that prospective applicants are required to write a motivational letter stating why they believe they should be awarded with the Exxaro Bursary.
Failure to adhere to the application requirements will result in the application being disregarded.
Shortlisted candidates are required to complete their National Benchmark Test (NBT) as well as undergoing a psychometric assessment.
Selected applicants are required to appear for an interview at Exxaro Headquarters in Pretoria.
Please note that Exxaro may be directly contacted for all relevant bursary related queries:
Please note that the granting of the Exxaro Bursary is at the sole discretion of Exxaro.