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Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi South32: Bursary 2021 / 2022

Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi South32: Bursary 2021 / 2022

south32 Bursary

Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi South32: Bursary 2021 / 2022

Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi South32 SA invites students to apply for the bursary programme for the year 2021 / 2022.

About Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi:


South32, founded in 2015, is a global mining and metals company who mine and produce materials such as silver; nickel; zinc; manganese; bauxite; aluminium; alumina; lead; metallurgical coal; thermal coal and coking coal. The company operates across South Africa, Mozambique, Australia and Colombia, and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

The commodities mined and produced by South32 are found in almost every aspect of our lives – from skyscrapers, roads, bridges and hospitals, to fueling our cars, packaging our foods and powering our homes.

The late Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi was the companies Non-executive Director prior to his death in January 2020 – the South32 bursary has been renamed in honour of him.

About The Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi Bursary:


South32 is inviting students residing within the King Cetshwayo District area, to apply for the Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi Bursary, for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to deserving students, for Undergraduate degree or diploma studies within the following fields:

  • Architecture, Built Environment and Engineering (ALL disciplines)
  • Commerce, Law and Management (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Science, Law)
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Health Science (Medicine, Nursing, etc)
  • Humanities (Arts, Social Science, Education, etc)
  • Science (Mathematical Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, Actuarial Science and Biological Science)
  • *other disciplines may also be considered

Candidates will be selected based on 2 main factors: academic excellence and financial need.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview and assessment. If you do not receive any feedback by 30 November 2021 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time, and are renewable based on academic performance and conduct.

Minimum Requirements For The Dr Mkhwanazi Bursary:


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the King Cetshwayo District, in KwaZulu-Natal province
  • You must be under 21 years old
  • You must have completed Matric OR be currently in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate degree or diploma)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Preference will be given to students from designated groups

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

How To Apply For South32 Bursary:


Click Here To Apply Online For Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi South32: Bursary 2021 / 2022


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