Goldfields: Bursary 2016 / 2017 in South Africa

Reference Number: SDS/BURSARS/APRIL16

South Deep Gold Mine is offering an opportunity to self-motivated employees, contractors and community members to study full time at a recognized South African University or University of Technology.

Bursary Application deadline is 20 June 2016

Bursary Provider: Goldfields Mine

Bursary Location: South Africa

Field of  study:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical)
  • Geology
  • Mineral Survey
  • Rock Engineering
  • Finance Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Safety Management


  • Be in possession of a grade 12 certificate with university exemption/entrance.
  • Currently a student at a Tertiary Institution and studying towards qualification relevant to Gold Fields specified fields.
  • Successful candidates for this scheme must meet acceptance criteria and provided written proof of acceptance from the institution for the chosen qualification of study at a University or University of Technology
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk based medical examination at the relevant Gold Fields Occupational Health Centre.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to email their detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter clearly stating which learner opportunity they are applying for:

Email Address: [email protected]

Telephone: 011 411 1798

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undergo psychometric evaluation as part of the selection process. Successful applicants will be required to sign a training contract for the duration of the training programme. The training contract is not a contract of employment. Preference will be given to learners residing in the South Deep Host Communities and Labour Sending Areas as well as female applicants.

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