Department Of Energy South Africa Bursaries

Department Of Energy South Africa Bursaries

Department Of Energy South Africa Bursaries

Department Of Energy South Africa Bursaries; The Department of Mineral Resources is one of the oldest Government departments within South Africa. The main vision of this department is to create a globally sustainable and competitive minerals and mining sector to ensure that all South Africans receive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.


This bursary programme is applicable to female learners from rural areas only, who plan to study within the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy current)
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mine Surveying
  • Rock Blasting


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Female student,
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric,
  • Achieved a level 6 (or higher) for Mathematics and Science Higher Grade,
  • Studying (or intend on studying) in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • From a rural area/ previously disadvantaged community.



Download and complete the Department of Mineral Resources Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Alternatively, you can download a copy of the latest application form at:
Please send copies of the following supporting documents when applying:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy),
  • Matric final or latest results (certified copy),
  • Proof of residence (certified copy),
  • Motivational letter.

Complete application forms and documents must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Emailed to:
2) Hand delivered/ posted to:
The Director: Ms Nondumiso Zulu
The Department of Mineral Resources Trevenna Campus
70 Meintjies Street
3) Posted to:
Private Bag X59
4) Faxed to: 086 710 1769


25 November annually.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Department of Mineral Resources
Tel: 012 444 3860
Ms Morongwe Madisha – Tel: 012 444 3860 / Email:
Ms Olga Sedibe – Tel: 012 444 3309 / Email:

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