De Beers Bursary

De Beers Bursary is now available for the year 2019 academic year. If you love diamonds, the mining and processing of this rare commodity you will be an ideal candidate. They roughly employ 23,000 people throughout their operations and have companies in Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa. They are also proud partners of BBE and strive for equality in all fields of operations. They also promote justifiable working to ensure progressive advancement in Africa.

De Beers Bursaries Available

Their bursaries offer you the following:

Full Registration

All Examination fees

Your Accommodation

Your Meals

Required Books

Pocket money

Computer allowance on a three year study courseYou will be required to work one year of service for the company for each year of study. This means if your studies take 2 years you will be required to work for the De Beers Company for 2 years. The company offers four different bursaries available, Bridging Program, Vocational Bursary, Extractive Metallurgy and Mining Engineering.

De Beers Bursaries Study Fields

If you are keen on studying Engineering, Science or Commerce then the De Beer Group of Companies might be what you are looking for. These are the options they offer.

De Beers Bursaries Engineering

BEng / BSc for Chemical

BEng / BSc for Mining

BEng / BSc for Electrical (Heavy Current)

BEng / BSc for Mechanical

De Beers Bursaries Science

BSc in Math

BSc in Physics

BSc in Chemistry

BSc in Metallurgy (Extractive)

BSc in Geology

BSc in Software Development

De Beers Bursaries Commerce

BCom in CA Stream

BCom in Accounting Major ( Previously Disadvantaged Citizens Only)Bursary Requirements for these are as follow:


English with at least a 60% pass

Mathematics with at least a 60% pass

Science with at least a 60% pass

You need to be a South African Citizen

A Passport size Photo ( head & shoulders)

A valid South African ID

How To Apply

<have to apply at the institute of your choice for entrance and it is recommended that you apply by more than just one, at least two. You cannot apply for bursaries online, but applications can be downloaded from here:De Beers Bursary Application Form

Print the forms out and fill it in and together with your other documents send them the bursaries application form using registered mail to ensure that they receive all the documents safely.Send to: De Beers Bursaries, P.O. Box 30632, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa.De Beers Bursary Closing DateClosing date for these bursaries is usually the end July of each year for the different bursary options.