Harmony Gold Bursary Scheme acknowledge that our employees present and potential have aspirations but perhaps not the means to be formerly educated in their fields of interest.
To this end we have created the Harmony Bursary Scheme which awards successful applicants, bursaries for full time study at accredited tertiary institutions.
The scheme covers tuition and residence fees, the cost of prescribed text books and also provides a personal allowance.
The scheme is designed to contribute to the development of historically disadvantaged South Africans.
Harmony Gold Bursary Available
For the year 2018 preference is given to the following fields which are functional to the mining industry:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current ONLY)
- IT (Information technology)
Applying for a Harmony Gold Bursary
Applications for the Harmony Bursary Scheme are open from 1 April to 31 August every year to be used the following year. If your application is successful you will be asked to enter into a contractual obligation with Harmony Gold Ltd. Detail of this agreement will be explained to the successful candidate in full.
How To Apply
About Harmony Gold
Harmony Gold is the third largest gold mining company in South Africa.Harmony operates in South Africa and in Papua New Guinea. The company has nine underground mines, one open-pit mine and several surface operations in South Africa. In Papua New Guinea, it has Hidden Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine and a 50% interest in the Morobe Mining Joint Venture, which includes the Wafi-Golpu project and extensive exploration tenements. Outside the joint venture, Harmony’s own exploration portfolio focuses principally on highly prospective areas in Papua New Guinea.
In FY17, our South African operations accounted for 91% of total gold production of 1.09Moz, with 9% coming from Papua New Guinea. At 30 June 2017, Harmony reported attributable gold equivalent mineral reserves of 36.7Moz of gold, and attributable gold mineral resources of 104.3Moz. At the end of FY17, Harmony employed 33 201 people in total – 26 478 employees and 4 512 contractors in South Africa and 1 300 employees and 911 contractors in Papua New Guinea (excluding employees of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures). Our employees are drawn from communities around our operations, from other provinces in South Africa and Papua New Guinea and from other countries (Lesotho, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Australia).