Bursary for: Petra Diamonds Bursary - Posted 25 May 2018


1st June 2018

Petra Diamonds is committed to develop and expand South Africa’s skills base. To this end Petra provides an opportunity for South Africans to acquire qualifications and skills to develop a career in the mining industry and make a positive contribution to South Africa.

For Studies In
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Management
  • Geology
  • Survey



How To Apply

Interested applicants should register on-line (on the Career Wise website)

Contact details at Career Wise are:

Telephone: 086 100 7787

E-mail: info@careerwise.co.za

Bursary Provider Website


Other Information

Applicants are required to meeting the following selection criteria:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Have an Admission Point Score (APS) of 35 for Engineering and an APS of 31 for other directions of study
  • Must be accepted for the selected course of study at a university
  • Successfully complete panel interview assessment
  • Have no criminal record and be medically fit to work in a mining environment, including underground workplaces
  • Applicants who are currently studying at a recognised university or university of technology should demonstrate good results
  • Applicants should be prepared to relocate to rural areas where the mining operations are located if required
  • Candidates from local mining communities will have an advantage

Bursary Conditions

The bursary carries a contractual obligation, for which the bursar is required to work for Petra Diamonds for a period equal to the study period of the bursary. Bursars who fail to graduate or do not take up employment for any reason are required to repay costs incurred.

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