Tronox: Bursaries 2024

April 11, 2024

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Bursary Description

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

Bursary Application Closing Date: 19 April 2024

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing within Empangeni and Richards Bay (KwaZulu-Natal), for undergraduate studies studies within the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation) (National Diploma) (1st year only)
  • Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation) (BSc/ BEng) (2nd year only)
  • Information Technology (National Diploma) (1st year only)
  • Mine Surveying (BSc/ BEng) (1st or 2nd year)
  • Mine Engineering (BSc/BEng) (1st or 2nd year)

These bursary opportunities are available at Tronox KZN Sands Operations, in Empangeni and Mtunzini.

Applicants will undergo a pre-screening evaluation as part of the selection process. Psychometric evaluations may also form part of the selection process.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a medical assessment.

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 reside within Empangeni or Richards Bay, in KwaZulu-Natal province
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be a top performing student
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards one of the qualifications listed above, in 2024
  • You must be in your 1st or 2nd year of study in 2024 (as listed above)
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Females students and students living with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record, if available (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration / acceptance letter for 2024 (on institutions letterhead)
  • Brief Curriculum Vitae (1 page)
  • Proof of residence from Tribal Council (TC)

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