Fermel Bursary

By Mihlali G · Jan 30, 2024
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Fermel is inviting students to apply for their 2024 Bursary program. Applicants have until the 23rd of February 2024 to submit their online applications. 



About the Fermel Bursary

The Fermel Bursary aims to provide deserving students with the essential knowledge, access to higher education and experience. Fermel bursary program aims to contribute to the development of a skilled workforce for the future of the mining industry. This can improve safety, efficiency, and innovation within the sector. This bursary program is a fantastic opportunity for students who want to work in the mining industry.



The bursary programme is open to students who are pursuing a undergraduate qualification in the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering



To qualify for the Fermel  Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be from a previously disadvantaged background
  • Must be pursuing a degree qualification within the fields of study listed above
  • Entering FINAL year of study in 2024
  • Must have an excellent academic record
  • Must be interested in working the underground mining industry 



Applications for the Fermel Bursary must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Certified copy of South African ID document
  • Certified copy of full academic record. 
  •  Certified copy of parents/ guardians ID documents
  • Certified copy of parents/ guardians proof of income; latest payslips/employment letter OR affidavit if unemployed/ proof of SASSA grant if applicable/Death certificate if parents/guardians are deceased.
  • Fees statement with university letterhead
  • Applicants CV
  • Motivational letter; stating what your field of study is and and why you choose to study your field. 


How to apply for the Fermel Bursary - 2024

Follow these easy steps to apply online for the Fermel Bursary for the 2024 academic year.

  1. Visit the Fermel website HERE
  2.  Click the "APPLY" tab
  3. Fill in the application form and attach the required documents. 
  4. Submit your application. 



The closing date for the Fermel Bursary is on the 23rd of February 2024. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information visit the FERMEL website HERE.



For any queries contact  Fermel:

Email: [email protected] 

Tel: 011 865 8400

This is an amazing opportunity, apply now before the closing date. Don’t forget to share this post with friends and family . Good luck with your application!

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