South Deep Education Trust


Gold Fields

South Deep Education Trust bursaries are focused on creating educational opportunities for youth in Westonaria, where the company’s South Deep mine is based. All applications should be emailed to, as one attachement. This Grant is open to Historically Disadvantaged Individuals from low-income households in the communities surrounding the South Deep Mine and/or the Labour Sending Areas. The Grant is open to students in their first three years of tertiary study (unless the trustees deem a particular case exceptional and decide in their discretion to award an Educational Grant to a post-graduate student.
Bursary Fields

Artisan, Engineering, Geology, Geosciences, Metallurgy, Mine Surveying, Mining, Surveying and GIS systems
Who Can Apply

Only students applying to universities or TVET's who do not have existing bursaries, scholarships or other forms of funding; applicants in any field which has application (technical or non-technical) in the mining sector in South Africa; first time applicants must have achieved an average pass mark of 60% for the most recent year of study (excluding life orientation); Repeat Applicants (those who have previously received an Education Grant from the Trust) must have passed the most recent year of study. In the event that such a student has achieved an average pass mark but has failed a particular subject, the Trust shall not pay for the repeat of that particular subject, and the student shall be responsible for the costs of the repeat; No dependents of Gold Fields employees or the trustees of the Trust may apply.

Bursary Levels

Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa
Closing Date

31 October 2021
Contact Details

South Deep Gold Mine (Twin Shaft) Farm Modderfontein Westonaria

Application Address

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