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Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) Bursaries 2023

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) Bursaries 2023. The entire application details for the Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) Bursaries can be accessed below.


Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) Bursaries

Zululand Anthracite Colliery (Pty) invites students to apply for Bursaries Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students interested in joining the Mining Industry, for studies within the following fields:

  • BCom (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Electrical Engineering (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Environmental (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Mechanical Engineering (2 bursaries will be awarded)

Final selection will be made by ZAC Management and successful candidates will be contacted within 30 days after the closing date. If you do not receive any feedback, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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 or a naturalized citizen
  • You must be studying towards a qualification within one of the fields listed above
  • You must be studying at an approved tertiary institution in South Africa, that is registered and accredited by the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for all modules completed to date
  • You must be from a designated group – per the Employment Equity Act
  • Preference will be given to: South African citizens, students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, students in financial need, and students registered at a recognized University
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How to Apply

Download and complete the Zululand Anthracite Colliery Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)


Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID Document (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, including most recent results (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter to support your application, including details of your academic ability, financial need, and future career plans
  • Parents or guardians (breadwinners) ID Documents (certified copies)
  • Parents’ or guardians’ proof of income:
    • If employed: most recent payslip (not older than 6 months) or letter from the company confirming income
    • If unemployed: affidavit or official confirmation of temporary income
    • If self-employed: financial balance sheet: certified copy, latest official income statement or latest tax clearance certificate
    • If a pensioner: pension advice copy from social welfare (not older than 6 months) or affidavit from the Department of Social Services

Note: candidates must submit their final year-end results within 20 after receiving them – selection will be based on final results, therefore failure to submit these results may lead to cancellation of your application.
Applications must be submitted via email to: [email protected]


Application Deadline: 17 February 2023