Closing Date: Friday 15th of September 2023
Organization Kumba Iron Ore
Employment Type Bursary
Province Gauteng
Town/City Johannesburg
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Kumba Iron Ore, a unit of Anglo American, invites South African learners to submit applications for the Bursary Programme 2024.


The bursary contract period will be dependent on the candidates’ year of study. The bursary is a comprehensive bursary that will cover all costs associated with formal studies including tuition fees, book fees, accommodation, and paid vacation workThe bursar will be required to attend vacation work as per the Institution’s requirements. All vacation work will take place in the Northern Cape. The candidate has to enter into a Bursary Loan Agreement with the Company. Appointment into the graduate programme after successful completion of studies cannot be guaranteed and post graduate placement will be managed based on the Company’s needs and the bursars’ performance.


The Bursary Programme 2024 is available for 1st, 2nd & 3rd year students studying the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering Geology Mine Surveying Civil Engineering Geo-Tech Mining Engineering Corporate Affairs Human Resources Management Occupational Hygiene Data Analytics Industrial Engineering Occupational Medicine Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Projects (SIB) Environmental Metallurgical Engineering Safety Management Finance


  • Proof of registration from the institution for the qualification in the relevantfield of study Provisional acceptance from a universityAcademic resultsStrong preference to students who originate from the Northern Cape
  • Strong preference will be given to differently abled candidates

Optional Requirements

  • Driver’s Licence: Code B (Light vehicle) must be obtained during the bursary period Operational experience in the mining industry during vacation work periods


Short listed candidates will have to undergo assessments and interviews. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will not be considered without the attachment of valid copies of ID, academic results and/or licenses required as indicated in the requirements for the bursary. All applicants are thanked for their interest. If you do not receive feedback from us within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only. Kumba Iron Ore shall apply the affirmative action principles as set out in the company’s Employment Equity policy. Kumba Iron Ore is committed to supporting sustainable economic growth in the local community. We understand that investing in education, employment, skills and business development will help us achieve our commitment. Therefore, preference will be given to candidates that are local to the mining area communities in the Northern Cape that meet all the requirements.Applications Interested and qualifying applicants should apply using Career Wise website: and upload necessary documents. Please use the promotional code: KIO2024 when registering profile.

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