Black Mountain Study Trust Bursary 2024

About Black Mountain Study Trust

Exxaro Resources and Vedanta-Zinc International (VZI) jointly own Black Mountain Mining (BMM), situated in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The mine, operational since 1980, was acquired by Vedanta Resources from Anglo American in 2010.

BMM comprises a processing plant and 2 underground shafts, namely Deeps Shafts and Swartberg Shafts. The Swartberg shaft primarily produces copper, lead, and silver as a by-product, while the Deeps shaft yields copper, lead, silver, and zinc, as by-products.

The current workforce at BMM consists of approximately 1500 staff members. As one of the largest private sector employers in the Northern Cape, BMM takes pride in having around 80% of its employees originally from the Northern Cape region.

Black Mountain Study Trust Bursary

Black Mountain Study Trust Bursary 2024

The Black Mountain Study Trust invites students to submit applications for its bursary program for the academic year 2024. Eligible candidates are students residing in the Khai-Ma Municipal area pursuing Degree or Diploma studies in specified fields.

  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Psychology/Social Work
  • Medical (Nursing, Dietitian, Occupational Therapy and more)

Eligibility Criteria 

Before submitting your application, ensure that you meet the following minimum entry criteria. It is important to note that if all the requirements are not met, your application will not be taken into consideration.

  • Reside permanently within the Khai-Ma Municipal area in the Northern Cape Province.
  • Currently be in Matric or have successfully completed Matric.
  • Be studying or have the intention to study towards a Degree or Diploma qualification in one of the specified fields.
  • Be studying or have the intention to study at an accredited and recognized University in South Africa.

How to Apply?

Applicants need to collect the application forms from the addresses below: 

Pofadder High School: Springbok St, Pofadder, 8890

Aggeneys High School: 8 School St, Aggeneys, 8893

CLO Offices in Pella, Onseepkans, Pofadder and Witbank

Documents Required

Upon receiving the application form, you will discover a list of required documents to submit along with your application. Please prepare the following documents as they may be required:

  • Certified copy of your ID document
  • Provide a certified copy of your latest Matric results if currently in Matric.
  • Submit a certified copy of your Matric certificate if you have completed Matric.
  • Furnish a comprehensive university academic record, incorporating your latest results, if currently pursuing studies (on the letterhead of the institution).
  • Present evidence of university registration or admission for the year 2022.
  • Residential proof

Closing Date 

The application deadline is 8 December 2023. 

Contact Details 

For any inquiries regarding this bursary program, please reach out to Vedanta-Zinc International directly at the Head Office by calling at the number below:

Mobile: 011 685 3960

Please do not send any queries after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here:

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