De Beers Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025

De Beers invites students to submit applications for 2023 bursary opportunity. The bursary aims to assist students who meet the requirements stipulated below.

De Beers Bursary Value

This is a full bursary which means the following will be covered:

  • Full Tuition
  • Books
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Laptop allowance
  • Student allowance.

Applicants who are successful for the bursary will be given practical training every year if they are studying a national diploma or vacation work should they be studying at a mainstream university.

Bursary Options

Students applying for the bursary must have intentions to study a mining related, as follows:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Mine Survey;
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering Geology to specialise in Rock Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Metallurgical Engineering.

De Beers bursary requirements?

Applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • must be a South African citizen
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption
  • must obtain a minimum of 70% in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade and a minimum of 60% for English
  • written proof of acceptance to an accredited South African mainstream university or university of technology.
  • Student must be from the surrounding areas where the mine operates.
  • certified copies of SA ID and their full academic record.

Applications for bursaries open yearly in June, and must be submitted by 31 October. If you do not hear from us by the end of year, your application has not been successful.

How To Apply?

Apply online for De Beers Bursary