Joe Morolong Assmang Bursary 2024

About Assmang Black Rock Mine & Joe Morolong Local Municipality

Joe Morolong Local Municipality is an administrative region situated in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District, which is part of the Northern Cape province in South Africa. It was formerly recognized as the Moshaweng Local Municipality. This Category B municipality is primarily characterized by key economic sectors, including Mining, Agriculture, and Community Services.

Assmang Black Rock Mine is situated in the Kalahari Manganese Field, specifically in Hotazel, a locality within the Northern Cape province of South Africa. This mining operation stands as one of the largest manganese reserves in South Africa, boasting approximately 80% of the world’s high-grade manganese resources.

Joe Morolong Assmang Bursary

Joe Morolong Assmang Bursary 2024

The Joe Morolong Local Municipality has joined forces with Assmang Black Rock Mine Operations to extend an invitation to students to apply for their bursary program, available for the academic year 2024.

These bursaries are specifically intended for students who reside within the municipal area of Northern Cape and are pursuing undergraduate studies in both Technical and Non-Technical disciplines.

Eligibility Criteria 

Before applying, candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria. Please be aware that any failure to meet all the stipulated requirements will result in the non-consideration of your application.

  • You must have South African citizenship.
  • The applicant must be between 17 and 35 years of age.
  • You should be a resident within the Joe Morolong Local Municipality, located in the Northern Cape province.
  • Completion of Matric or current enrollment in Matric is required.
  • You must plan to study or currently be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program, either Technical or Non-Technical, for the year 2024.
  • Your studies should be pursued at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa, which includes universities and technikons.
  • You must fulfill the minimum admission criteria of your chosen institution and qualification.
  • For students pursuing Science-related studies, a minimum level 5 achievement in Mathematics and Physical Science during Matric is necessary.
  • For students not pursuing Science-related studies, a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric is required.
  • If you are a current student, you should have successfully passed all your subjects and been promoted to the next year of study.
  • Financial need and a historically disadvantaged background are prerequisites.
  • You should not be receiving any other form of bursary funding or student loans.
  • You must not be an employee of Assmang or the Joe Morolong Local Municipality.

How to Apply?

Download and fill out the  Joe Morolong Assmang Bursary Application Form 2024 

Applications should be submitted to the Municipal Manager through one of the following methods:

Either email your application form along with the documents at:

Note: write the words “Joe Morolong Bursary” In the email subject line.

Applicants can also hand deliver their application at:

Human Resources Office
D320 Cardington Road
Churchill Village

Documents Required

Please ensure that you provide copies of the following supporting documents when submitting your online application. It is mandatory to include these documents; the absence of any items may lead to disqualification.

  • Certified copy of your ID document
  • Final results for Grade 11 and the latest Matric results if presently in Matric
  • Matric certificate (if you have completed Matric)
  • Full academic record, including transcripts with the most up-to-date results (if currently enrolled in a tertiary institution)
  • Evidence of acceptance or admission to a tertiary institution for the year 2024
  • Proof of income for parents or guardians (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, evidence of SASSA grant or pension if applicable)
  • Residential proof

Closing Date 

The application deadline is 31 October 2023. Applicants must submit their applications before the closing date. 

Contact Details 

For any inquiries concerning this scholarship programme, we kindly request you to reach out directly to the Joe Morolong Local Municipality at:

Human Resources Manager
Mobile: 082 839 2700
Tel: 053 773 9300
Email Id: 

Please do NOT contact Canon Collins Trust if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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