Assmang Manganese Bursary 2024

About Assmang Manganese

Founded in 1935, Assmang Proprietary Limited is a renowned mining company that runs its three main divisions: Iron ore, Manganese, and the smelting operations within South Africa.

The Manganese Ore is mined within the Black Rock mining complex of the Kalahari, Northern Cape (Nchwaning and Gloria mines). Most of the produced manganese is exported to foreign markets including Asia, the United States of America, India, Europe, etc., while some of it is distributed across local markets.

Assmang acquired a Manganese Ore outcrop in the year 1940 on a small hillock named Black Rock. With time, Assmang steadily found and acquired numerous other large properties governed by ore.

In 2021, Assmang exported nearly 4 million tonnes of Manganese ore.

Assmang Manganese Bursary

Assmang Manganese Bursary 2024

Assmang Pty Ltd. Manganese Division, Black Rock Mine Operations located 80km North-West of Kuruman within Northern Cape, South Africa is offering bursaries to students for the academic year 2024. The bursary opportunities are for matriculants or University students with no work experience who are enrolled to study in either of the following fields:

  • Mining Engineering (3) :
    • Bachelor of Technology: Mining Engineering
    • Advanced Diploma: Mining Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science: Mining Engineering
  • Geology (1) :
    • Bachelor of Technology: Mining Engineering or Geology or Physics
    • Advanced Diploma: Mining Engineering or Geology or Physics
    • Bachelor of Science: Mining Engineering or Geology or Physics
  • Electrical Engineering Heavy Current (1) :
    • Bachelor of Technology: Electrical Engineering
    • Advanced Diploma: Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (1) :
    • Bachelor of Technology: Mechanical Engineering
    • Advanced Diploma: Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science Engineering
  • Mine Survey (1) :
    • Bachelor of Mine Surveying
    • Advanced Diploma: Mine Surveying
  • Occupational Hygiene (1) :
    • Bachelor of Technology: Occupational Hygiene
    • Bachelor of Degree in Occupational Hygiene
  • Information Technology (1) :
    • Bachelor of Commerce Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    • Advanced Diploma: Information Technology
  • Financial Accounting (1) :
    • BCom Financial Accounting
    • BCom Financial Science
    • Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree in Financial Accounting
    • BCom in Financial Accountancy
    • BCom Accounting

The bursary will cover tuition fees and allowances for laptops, accommodation, and prescribed books.

Eligibility Criteria

Students willing to apply for the Assmang Manganese Bursary must fulfill the following criteria:


  • Must be a citizen of South Africa
  • Age limit: 18 to 35 years
  • The minimum qualifying level is a Bachelor pass/ University exemption in the final-year exam
  • Assmang Manganese Division will prefer students who have University Acceptance for the academic year 2024 in either of the fields listed above.

University students:

  • Must be a citizen of South Africa
  • Age limit: 18 to 35 years
  • Must be enrolled for full-time study at a South African University / University of Technology in either of the fields listed above
  • Must have a good academic record with an average B-symbol and pass all subjects, including final year exam results and admission to the University.

Important Note:

Students already receiving a bursary or financial help from another organization WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

How to Apply?

Go to the following link and choose the “Apply” button.

Assmang Manganese Bursary 2024 Application

Documents Required

Students applying for the Assmang Manganese Bursary must attach the following documents as part of the application form:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residential address
  • Certified copy of the South African ID
  • Matric School result of last written exams (November/December)
  • OR Most recent academic record AND Academic record of all the years of study completed so far (where applicable)
  • Proof of current registration at University/University of Technology OR Proof of passing Matric (Grade 12)

Closing Date

The application deadline is 9 December 2023.

Contact Details

For any queries related to the Assmang Manganese Bursary, contact the service provider viz. ‘Career Junction’ at:

Tel: +27 87 232 2525


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