Sibanye-Stillwater Academy Bursary

About Sibanye-Stillwater

Sibanye-Stillwater is a metal mining group producing a mix of metals that includes gold and platinum group metals (PGMs). The company is also the third largest producer of palladium and platinum globally. Gold and PGM operations, as well as projects operated in South Africa and Zimbabwe, are housed in the Southern Africa region. The company’s PGM assets in the Southern Africa region are Kroondal, the Rustenburg Operations and the tailings retreatment entity, Platinum Mile in North West Province in South Africa and Mimosa in Zimbabwe.

Sibanye-Stillwater’s underground and surface gold mining operations in South Africa are the Cooke, Driefontein and Kloof in the West Witwatersrand region of Gauteng and the Beatrix in the southern Free State. Sibanye-Stillwater also owns gold extraction and processing facilities. The company has also several organic projects aimed at sustaining gold mining operations in the long term.


Sibanye-Stillwater Bursaries

Sibanye-Stillwater awards bursaries every year to selected students to the local community and labor-sending areas for a full-time study and opportunity in line with Sibanye’s business needs in the following disciplines:

  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Mining Engineering
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Metallurgy/Chemical Engineering
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Geology
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Finance & IT
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Survey
  • NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Rock Engineering

Universities that will be accepted are :

  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Witwatersrand and
  • North-West University


Sibanye-Stillwater Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • South African citizens between the age of 21 during their first year of study and the age of 23 during their second year of study
  • Currently registered University students with proof of registration and latest academic record
  • Have a Grade 12 Matric Certificate with University Acceptance (Mid-year results will be provisionally considered if currently studying)
  • Have the minimum university acceptance APS of 23
  • Achieved a minimum of at least: English 5 (60 %+), Mathematics 5 (60 %+) and Physical Science 5 (60 %+).
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre


How to Apply and Application Details

  • Applications must be done online at:
  • Attach the following copies of documents together with your application form:
    • South African ID / passport
    • Grade 11 and Grade 12 academic results
    • Proof of University registration
    • Proof of residence
    • Curriculum Vitae


Closing Date

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Contact Details

The Sibanye-Stillwater Academy
Fulufhelo Mashovha
Tel :+27 11 752 1145

Corporate Office: Constantia Office Park, Cnr 14th Avenue & Hendrik Potgieter Road, Bridgeview House, Ground Floor, Weltevreden Park, 1709, South Africa

(This Bursary/Scholarship Listing Last Updated on August 5, 2021)

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