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SBPM Bursaries 2023


Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine (SBPM): Bursaries 2023. Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine (SBPM) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate studies in these fields:

  • Information Technology
  • Management Accounting
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical
  • Mine Survey
  • Mining
  • Rock Engineering

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed learning material and equipment, textbooks, accommodation and a monthly allowance.

Bursary recipients will also gain relevant workplace exposure through vacation work at SBPM.

Bursary recipients will have the following responsibilities during their studies:

  • Abide by SBPM’s terms and conditions of the student bursary agreement and fixed-term employment contract
  • Maintain consistently high academic results
  • Maintain consistently high on-the-job performance
  • Pass a minimum of 60% average of all subjects or modules, to qualify for continuation of bursary funding for the following academic year semester
  • Be responsible for their learning
  • Complete assigned projects on time
  • Initiate on-the-job development discussions
  • Seek feedback from supervisor or coach

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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 have completed Matric or you must be currently in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above (undergraduate 1st, 2nd or 3rd year)
  • You must be studying or accepted or registered to study at a recognised and accredited university in South Africa
  • You must have an excellent academic record
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric, 1st year, 2nd year or 3rd year
  • You must be in financial need
  • Preference will be given to students residing near or around Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine and students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds

How to apply

Application must be submitted online at:

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Information Technology
(Reference No: 3472)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Management Accounting
(Reference No: 3498)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Mechanical Engineering
(Reference No: 3484)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Metallurgical
(Reference No: 3492)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Mine Survey
(Reference No: 3482)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Mining
(Reference No: 3480)

SBPM Bursary Application 2022: Rock Engineering
(Reference No: 3475)

Applicants will be required to Register an Account before they can Login and apply.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic record, if currently studying (on institutes letterhead)
  • Proof of university registration or acceptance (on institutes letterhead)
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)

Bursary Application Closing Date: 15 June 2022.

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