Modikwa Platinum Mine: 2024 Bursary Programme at South African universities

Bursary Summary

Modikwa Platinum Mine is offering bursaries for current/potential students who have successfully completed Grade 12 and are aiming at studying full-time degree at registered HET institution

Closing date: 31 January 2024

The successful candidate will be appointed on the condition of being certified medically fit as per the Mine Health and Safety Act 29/1996. Applicants must be prepared to undergo certain job related assessments, if required as part of the selection process.

Value of Bursary/ What the Bursary Covers

  • Full payment of tuition fees
  • Payment of meals and accommodation as per the bursary agreement
  • Payment of all study books and material
  • Laptop will be issued as per the bursary agreement

Fields of Study to be Funded

  • Engineering studies (Electrical, Mechanical, Mining, Industrial, Chemical, Civil, Metallurgy, Rock)
  • Extraction Metallurgy
  • Mine Surveying
  • Safety Management
  • Environmental
  • Ventilation
  • Ventilation/Occupational Hygiene
  • Human Resources Management
  • Geology
  • Medicine

  • Radiography / Radiology
  • Social Sciences / Development Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Education
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Eligibility/ Selection Criteria

Selection of Candidates will depend on:

  • Marks of Student
  • Student must currently be enrolled at a HET
  • Student must study towards a Degree at registered HET institution
  • In making the final selection, consideration will be given to attaining the objectives of the Mining Charter and Employment Equity Act

Terms and Conditions

  • Bursar must pass studies
  • Bursar must do compulsory vacation work which is in line with their study discipline
  • Bursars who complete studies, have an opportunity to be part of the Modikwa Platinum Mine Graduate Programme
  • Potential candidates may be required to undergo a panel interview together with psychometric assessments for selection purposes

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:

  • Valid South African ID
  • Copy of matric certificate
  • Academic results
  • Proof of registration from the institution for the qualification in the relevant field of study
  • Proof of address
  • If the applicant is the child of a Modikwa employee, a proof of employment letter for the parent is required

Closing Date: The closing date for all applications is 31 January 2024.

Careers at Modikwa Mine

The Modikwa platinum mine is a large underground mine in the north-eastern part of South Africa northwest of Burgersfort, Limpopo. It is part of the Bushveld Igneous Complex.

The mine is an underground operation extending over an area of 14,278ha. Owned jointly by African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and Anglo Platinum, the mine began operations in the mid-1920s.

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If you want a workplace where your personal and professional growth are guaranteed and your effort and skill rewarded, this is a perfect opportunity!


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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