De Beers Bursary Application Details 2021-2022

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De Beers Bursary 2021 for South Africans | How to apply for De Beers bursaries program, requirements, and application closing date 2021-2022.

Are you a student looking for Companies that offered Bursaries in South Africa 2021? De Beers invites an application from suitably and qualifies students for their bursary program 2021-2022.

Every day, Students are pondering the net about:

  • How to Apply for Bursary 2021
  • Companies offering Bursaries in South Africa
  • Who Qualifies for a Bursary in South Africa
  • How Do I Get Bursary?
  • How Does Bursary Work?

If you are successfully enrolled with a University you can apply for a bursary.

Let’s dive into the full information about De Beers bursaries and application details in 2021.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university, or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into the study.

De Beers Bursary Progam 2021-2022 Application Details


The story of the De Beers company dates back to 1888 when it was founded by Cecil Rhodes, who received financing from Alfred Beit (a South African diamond magnate) and N M Rothschild & Sons bank in London. However, it is said that the companies history actually dates back to 1866, when the Eureka Diamond wad uncovered. De Beers’ two shareholders include Anglo American (who own 85%) and the Republic of Botswana Government (who own the remaining 15%).

Today, the De Beers Group of Companies specialises in diamonds and is involved in most steps of the diamond pipeline, including diamond mining; diamond exploration; diamond sorting; diamond trading; diamond retail; as well as industrial diamond manufacturing sectors.

The international corporation employs over 20 000 staff and operate in 35 countries, with mining taking place in South Africa; Namibia; Canada and Botswana. The company sells about 35% of the rough diamonds in the world.


The De Beers bursary will be awarded to students studying/ intending on studying within one of the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy Engineering
  • Mine Survey
  • Geology (specializing in Geotechnical Engineering/ Rock Engineering)

The full cost bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meals, a laptop allowance and a student allowance.
National diploma students will also receive practical training each year, and University students will be able to take part in vacation work.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and required to attend two interviews before the bursary is awarded. Should you not receive any feedback by 30 November 2018 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside in areas surrounding the mine operation
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying towards a full-time undergraduate qualification, within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or have been accepted to study at a recognized University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Must have achieved a minimum academic result of 60% for English and 70% for Higher Grade Mathematics and Science
  • Proven financial need


You may apply in one of the following ways:
1) Online at
(You will need to register an account and then log in to complete your application. The promo code to be used is: F2018)

2) By downloading and completing the De Beers Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation – if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Photograph (passport size)
  • Grade 11 final results (current Matric students)
  • Matric certificate (if completed Matric)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution
  • Full academic record to date (current tertiary students)

If you are applying via the hard copy application form, your application must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:
2) Fax: 086 609 7183
3) Post:
Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632


(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Career Wise (the bursary administrator) directly:
Tel: 011 403 0933/ 086 100 7787

Make sure to read every detail of your Bursary contract. Not every company offers the same rewards and some companies will ask you to work for them as long as you have held the bursary.

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