Apply for Tronox SA Bursary Programme 2024

May 18, 2024

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Bursary Description

Tronox invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 24 May 2024

Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate studies (B Eng/ BSc Degree/ B Tech Advanced Diploma), within the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geology
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Process Safety Engineering
  • Survey

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, textbooks, laptop, residential fees, meals and personal expenses.

Bursary recipients will also be able to partake in practical work, as prescribed by their institution. They may also be offered exciting career prospects.

Successful candidates will be placed at any of Tronox Business Unit Operations on completion of studies.

Applicants will undergo a selection process, which may include psychometric assessments, background screening and medical examinations.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within 4 weeks of the application deadline, please regard your application as 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
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards one of the qualifications listed above
  • You must be in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study in 2024
  • You must be registered at a recognised and accredited University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Preference will be given to students residing in local communities surrounding the Tronox Namakwa Sands sites (Saldanha and Matzikama Municipalities)

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via email to:
(Insert the words “Tronox Bursary 2024” in the email subject line).

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your email application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application will be disqualified) – these documents must be compiled into 1 single PDF or Word document:

  • Covering letter indicating which discipline you are applying for
  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration / acceptance letter for 2024
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residence

Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply.