African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC): Bursaries 2024

January 22, 2024

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Bursary Description

African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) invite students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 29 January 2024.

AEMFC Bursary South Africa 2024

About the Bursary Provider – AEMFC: African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) is a state-owned mining company operating the Vlakfontein mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa. AEMFC is a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) (SOC) Ltd, focusing on supplying energy through coal mining for electricity generation.

About the AEMFC Bursary Program: AEMFC invites students to apply for their bursary program for the 2024 academic year. The bursaries are available for undergraduate studies in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Mining Engineering.

Expenses Covered & Selection: The bursary covers full tuition fees, books, meals, accommodation, a laptop allowance, and a student allowance. Bursary recipients will also receive practical training or vacation work during holidays. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and unsuccessful applicants will not receive feedback.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • South African citizen
  • Between 16 and 25 years old
  • Full-time undergraduate student in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Mining Engineering
  • Studying at a recognized and accredited South African University or University of Technology
  • Entering the 2nd or 3rd year of study in 2024
  • Not receiving any other bursary funding
  • Historically disadvantaged background
  • Preference for students residing within the eMalahleni Local Municipality area (Mpumalanga)

How to Apply: Submit clear copies of the following documents to with “AEMFC Bursary 2024” in the subject line:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record for 2023 (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance for 2024 (on institution’s letterhead)
  • Proof of student accommodation

There is no application form; applicants only need to submit the required documents.

Closing Date: 29 January 2024 (Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted, so ensure your application is submitted before the closing date.)