Department of Mineral Resources Bursary 2025/2026

Department of Mineral Resources Bursary 2025/2026

The Department of Mineral Resources Bursary Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for the Department of Mineral Resource Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Department of Mineral Resources: The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) was formed in June 2019 as a merger between the Department of Energy and the Department of Mineral Resources. The mission of the DMRE is to ensure the secure and sustainable provision of energy and mineral resources for socio-economic development.

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Details of Department of Mineral Resource Bursary Application 2025/2026

Field of Study

Mining related

  • Chemical Engineering (Mineral Processing)
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Health and Management
  • Geology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive)
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mining Survey
  • Rock Engineering

Department of Mineral Resource Bursary Application Requirements 2025/2026

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Achieved a minimum level 6/ HG “B” symbol for Science AND Mathematics
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate studies only)
  • Preference will be given to first-year students
  • Studying or intend on studying at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • From a rural area
  • In financial need
  • Not currently employed

Department of Mineral Resource Bursary Application Procedures 2025/2026

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcript, if at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ letter of acceptance from a university (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians death certificate, if deceased (certified copy)
  • Affidavit if you do not know your parent’s whereabouts
  • Parents/ guardians proof of employment (payslip if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Proof of residence (utility bill/ sworn affidavit/ stamped letter from a tribal authority) (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter

Closing Date: 20 November

Contact the Department of Mineral Resource for more details about the Bursary and also check your status.

Please contact the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy directly:

Contact Person: Ms N Sam

Tel: 012 444 3722 / 012 444 3000

Email: enquiries@dmr.gov.za

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