Palabora Mining Company TVET Bursary 2022 – 2023

About Palabora Mining

Palabora Mining Company Limited is a publicly-traded mining company that controls open-pit and underground mines. It was founded in 1956. The mines of PMC produce copper and byproducts such as precious metals from sulfuric acid, nickel sulphate, anode slimes, vermiculite, and magnetite. In fact, at nearly 2 000 metres in width, their open cast mine is Africa’s widest man-made hole.

Palabora has subsidiaries in Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States to market vermiculite in addition to its mining efforts.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed company’s headquarters are located in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa, and is the country’s sole producer of refined copper. The Rio Tinto Group (international mining conglomerates) owns 57 per cent of the company’s stock, while Anglo American PLC owns 17% and the rest 26% is a public float.

Palabora Mining Company TVET Bursary 2022

Palabora Mining Company TVET Bursary 2022

Palabora Mining Company is offering students an opportunity to apply for a bursary for the academic year 2022. The bursary is available for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in any of the following fields:

  • Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, Internal Auditing
  • Agriculture, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Food Science, Food Technology, Safety Management
  • Analytical Chemistry, Geology, Mine Surveying
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy
  • Building and Construction
  • Business Management, Corporate Communication, Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology
  • Digital Marketing, Sales and Marketing
  • Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Process Control Engineering)
  • Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Analytics
  • Law
  • Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transport

The bursary is offering the following benefits:

  • Cost of tuition
  • Food and meals.
  • Allowance for textbooks.


  • The candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit only.
  • The programme is operated by CareerWise and all the procedure regarding the application is done through them.
  • The selected candidates will be contacted by July 15 2022 and not later than that.
  • The bursary can be renewed every year and the renewal depends on the academic performance of the candidate.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the bursary. There should not be any exceptions or the application will not be accepted.

  • The candidate must hold South African citizenship.
  • The candidates must not be younger than 16 years old and older than 35 years old.
  • The candidates must have qualified Matric.
  • The candidate must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in any of the fields mentioned above.
  • The candidate must be registered and studying at an established university or the University of Technology in South Africa.
  • The candidate must have an exceptional academic record.
  • The candidates must not have any criminal record.
  • The candidates belonging to Ba-Phalaborwa Community will be given preference.

How to apply?

The applications need to be submitted online. Click here to apply.

The candidates need to register an account before and then apply.

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Documents Required

The candidate must attach all the mentioned documents along with the application form. If any document is missing, the application will be rejected.

  • Certified copies of ID documents.
  • Certified copy of Matric Certificate.
  • Academic records and transcripts.
  • Proof of registration at a university (within South Africa).

Closing Date

The applications will be closed on 10 June 2022. Interested candidates must complete the application before the deadline to avoid rejection of the application.

Contact Details

If the candidate has any queries, they can contact the bursary provider directly via

Telephone: 086 100 7787
011 258 4464
Email at

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