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De Beers Bursaries 2022

De Beers is inviting students from Blouberg and Musina Municipality invites the student to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Bursary Closing Date: 21 January 2022

Bursaries will be awarded for studies at the University or University of Technology, within these fields:

  • Accounting
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Human Resources Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mineral Resource Management (Geology, Geotech, Survey)
  • Mining

De Beers will be awarded 7 bursaries – 1 for each field above, except for the Mining field, where 2 bursaries will be awarded.

The bursary will provide cover for all study-related expenses, including the following: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, and accommodation. Bursary recipients will also have the opportunity to parkae in paid vacation work, during university holidays.

The bursary will be awarded for 1 academic year at a time and is renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. Should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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 from the Blouberg or Musina Municipality, in Limpopo province
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum APS score of 5 for Mathematics in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum APS score of 5 for Science in Matric
  • You must be studying towards a full-time, towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above
  • You must have completed your 1st year of study and entering your 2nd year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited University or University of Technology, in South Africa
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary funding, from another company
  • Preference will be given to HDSA students – students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds

How to apply

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

  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, including most recent academic results/ transcripts (on institutions letterhead)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of place of birth or proof of residence in Blouberg or Musina Municipality
  • Formal letter from the Blouberg Municipality or Musina Municipality or Tribal Council confirming that you are from the local area (on original letterhead and not older than 3 months)

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
– Email to: dve.TSrecruitment@debeersgroup.com
(Insert the words “De Beers Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).

– Human Resources Office in Timbila

– Drop off boxes in the community

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

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