SA Bursaries: Kumba Iron Ore Bursary

About Kumba Iron Ore

Kumba Iron Ore was founded in November 2006, operating primarily in South Africa with mining operations in the Northern Cape and Limpopo provinces and port operations in Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape province. The company is a leading supplier of high-quality iron ore to the global steel industry. Kumba is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE).

Kumba Iron Ore Bursaries

Kumba Iron Ore bursary program is given to students who wish to continue studies for a Degree, Diploma or BTech qualification in Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Industrial engineering, Civil engineering, Geology (Honours) and Minerals Surveying (BTech). The company’s bursary program covers for registration, tuition and excursion fees, book, computer, calculator, accommodation and meals allowances, paid vacation work, practical training and personal development training. The bursary duration will be dependent on the candidates’ year of study. Bursary holders will be required to perform vacation work that will take place in Northern Cape. Permanent employment after bursary holder’s graduation is not guaranteed as it will depend on the company’s needs.

Candidates from local operational communities such as Sishen, Kolomela and Thabazimbi mines will be given preference.

Kumba Iron Ore Bursary Requirements and Eligibility


  • Pure Maths & Science (Achievement level – 6 & 7)
  • English (Achievement level – 5)


  • Pure Maths & Science (Achievement level 5)
  • English (Achievement level – 5)

How to Apply and Application Details

  1. Print the Kumba Iron Ore Bursary Application Form (pdf) or visit the Kumba Iron Ore bursary site.
  2. Accompany your application with the following documents:
    • Valid copies of ID
    • Academic results
  3. Send complete applications with attachments to or fax to 086 645 5160.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications without any feedback a month from closing date should be considered unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only. Shortlisted candidates will have to undergo assessments and interviews.

Closing Date

30 April annually

Note: if you have not received any feedback within 1 month from the closing date, consider your application has been unsuccessful.

Contact Details

Address: Centurion Gate, 124 Akkerboom Road, Centurion, 0157, South Africa
Fax: 086 645 5160

Go to our Homepage To Get Relevant Information.

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