Mintek Bursary

Mintek Bursary – The aim of Mintek’s Undergraduate Bursary Programme is primarily to ensure a steady supply of trained and highly skilled technical people to meet a major portion of Mintek’s operational, research, and development manpower intake needs, and also to provide appropriately-skilled graduates to the broader South African minerals and metallurgy sector, as per Mintek’s Mission Statement.

Mintek Bursary Available 

Mintek has a strong interest in students who intend to pursue / are currently pursuing undergraduate degrees, honors degrees or B.Tech diplomas in the following fields:

  •      Chemistry (Analytical or Geochemistry)
  •      Chemical Engineering (Minerals Processing option)
  •      Electrical Engineering (Process Control Systems or Electronics)
  •      Geology (majoring in Mineralogy, Petrology, Applied Geology or Economic Geology)
  •      Mathematics
  •      Mechanical Engineering
  •      Mining Engineering
  •      Physical Metallurgy / Materials Science
  •      Physics

Unfortunately Mintek does not provide bursaries to students studying towards their National Diplomas or students at year one (first year) of their study programme.

Mintek Bursary Requirements

At University currently: Studying towards any of the above-mentioned degrees with an overall average of 60% and no failed courses or subjects.
Must be a South African citizen.
Application Form
Must meet the university entry requirements and be accepted at a recognized South African university for full-time studies.

How To Apply

Fill-in the application forms and send it below:
Mintek Bursary Office, Private Bag X3015, Randburg 2125 or  E-mail: or Fax: 011 709 4465

About Mintek

With a proud history extending as far back as 1934, MINTEK has become a leading provider of minerals processing and metallurgical engineering products and services to industries world-wide.

Our commitment to innovation and our world-class research and development expertise is supported by a physical infrastructure of modern laboratories, pilot plants and workshops. We believe it is our extensive intellectual capital – engineers, scientists and technologists, all of the highest calibre – that forms the most valuable part of our proposition to our customers.

Our extensive range of products and services and our continuing attention to your unique needs, will provide you with proven solutions and capabilities that have a positive impact on your current or future business.