Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary South Africa

About Canyon Coal

Canyon Coal is a South African coal exploration and mining company. It operates nationally in areas mining areas like Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Along with that, it has several exploration projects across South Africa. Annually, the mining company produces about 2.5 MT of coal from the following collieries:

  • Hakhano Colliery
  • Singani Colliery
  • Khanye Colliery
  • Phalanndwa Colliery

Of all the opencast mines, Hakhano Colliery, located in Mpumalanga, produces 40,000 tons of ROM per month. Similarly, the Singani Colliery produces about 140,000 tons every month. Canyon Coal is committed to improving its mining practices, and as a responsible company, they are transparent about it.

Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary

The Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary is inviting students to apply for its Mining Industry External Bursary Scheme.

For the academic session, the bursaries will be awarded in the following fields of study:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mine Survey (BSc)
  • Geology (BSc)
  • Environment Science

There is one bursary for each field of study or three bursaries in total.

The value of the bursary varies from applicant to applicant and will depend on the financial need. The bursary provider will calculate the need by considering tuition fees, registration fees, and other costs incurred while studying.

More details regarding the value will be communicated to shortlisted candidates. You will receive an email within 30 days of the closing date. If you didn’t receive anything, consider your application unsuccessful.


Eligibility Criteria For The Khanye Colliery Bursary

To be selected for the bursary funding, you must fulfill specific eligibility criteria first. These are laid out by Canyon Coal to select deserving candidates. Since there are a limited number of bursaries, it can’t award them to everyone.

Failing to meet any of the criteria leads to instant rejection. Therefore, always cross-check before submitting your application.

The eligibility requirements for Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary are:

  • Must be a South African citizen in possession of valid ID documents
  • Must have either completed Matriculation or are currently in Matric
  • Must have been provisionally accepted into a university
  • Those currently studying at a tertiary institution must have scored at least 65% in all major subjects

However, Fulfilling all of the criteria doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be selected. Preference is given to the following group of applicants:

  • Students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds living in the Bronkhorspruit area
  • Students with financial need
  • Students from local tertiary institutions in Gauteng
  • Students with disabilities
  • Females

The final selection is at the discretion of Canyon Coal’s internal committee. The list of bursars announced by them will be considered final.

How to Apply For The Khanye Colliery Bursary?

If you meet all of the eligibility requirements, consider applying for the bursary. You need to go through the application process. It’s a short process that shouldn’t take more than half an hour to complete.

However, it’s important not to rush and make errors. Incomplete or inaccurate submissions are rejected without further consideration. Follow the steps to apply for the Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary:

The first step is to download and complete the official Canyon Coal Khanye Colliery Bursary Application Form.

The form has three sections, and you need to complete all of them. The first section is regarding your personal details and home address. The second section is regarding your academic achievement. The final section has to do with your family’s financial affairs. Read through the instructions and complete the form.

Documents Required

The next step is to prepare the following documents that are necessary for the bursary:

  • Valid ID document
  • Matric results or Matric certificate (certified copies)
  • Full tertiary academic records, including the latest results
  • Proof of registration at the tertiary institution
  • Fee Statement
  • A motivational letter supporting your application (must be written on the form)
  • Proof of income of parents/guardians (refer to the application form for accepted documents)

Scan the documents and the application form and send them to

Closing Date Of The Khanye Colliery Bursary

Currently closed for application. Please check back later for the updated opening and closing date of this bursary.

Contact Details Of The Bursar

For more details regarding the bursary, contact Canyon Coal at:

If the bursary has already been closed, please do not make any queries if the bursary is closed. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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