2014 Xstrata University Bursaries

We’re different. We’re Xstrata. Xstrata Coal South Africa is a world leading coal producer. We have operations in the Witbank Coalfield and are coal exporters in South Africa.

We are safety obsessed and community aware. We are committed to the achievement of diversity and employment equity. So, with more top project in the pipeline, your career and future development prospects look bright.

2014 Bursaries is available for the Mining Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, B Com (Financial Management) and Geology Discipline.

Please note the minimum requirements:

  • Engineering disciplines, candidate must obtain a minimum rating of 6 (70%-79%) in mathematics and science, 5 (60%-69) English and as per requirement of institutions.
  • The candidate must obtain a minimum rating 5 (60%-69%) in Mathematics, Accounting and English to be considered in Finance.
  • Successful candidates will be required to sign a service obligation with Xstrata Coal SA

The successful candidate must be in possession of a valid certificate of fitness or be fit enough to obtain one prior to the commencement of Bursary Award, as this is a requirement of the Mine’s Health and safety Act.

The Bursary include:

  • Registration and Tuition fees
  • Residence and Meals fees
  • Prescribe textbook
  • Personal allowance
  • Payment of any compulsory excursions or seminar which may be required
  • Laptop and Printer
  • Paid vacation work

Please mention in your cover letter:

  • What do you do at present [e.g. Grade 12, 1st or 2nd year]
  • What is your preferred field or your current field of study?

Please include the following compulsory documentation in your application:
Certified copy of ID, latest results if currently in grade 12 include Grade 11 results.

Please complete the attached bursary application form as well, and submit with your other documentation.

You can either apply online or send your CV, cover letter and bursary application form to dditshego@xstratacoal.co.za .


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  1. Beauty Nkosi says:

    Hi Ditshego.. My name is beauty, my career path is to one day see my self doing Admin / logistics is the a possibility for Xstrata 2 assist me in studying that and as Xstrata coal don’t you place interested people in these trainings, are love working with people and I’ve got good communication skills and I’m also good in arranging things and preparing. is the a chance that Xstrata could fund my studies or grant me a learnership? I’ve worked as youth office at one of your funded NGO and that made me realize that I’m good@communicating with people and I’ve got good leadership skills as I used to lead an after school care program and it made me realize that I’m reliable when it comes to finances and that I’ve got good reporting skill but I need 2 polish it and accountability is my first nature. I’ll be honored if you can adopt me as your intern: kindly contact me on (number removed)

    Thank you

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