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Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) Bursary 2022

Young and talented individuals play a crucial role in the socio-economic and all-around development of a nation. When a nation supports the young generation and encourages their participation in its affairs there is a flow of newer ideas and successful ventures.

Therefore, the young population of a nation must receive the desired support to build a bright future.

If you are enthusiastic about your academics and need help then the DMRE bursary 2022 can be your ladder to success.

About the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE)

The Department of Mineral Resources and the Department of Energy existed as two separate entities in the South African government. In 2019, both these departments were merged into one.

This department works to improve the socio-economic growth of the nation by developing the mineral resources and energy sector. The vision of the DMRE is to make South Africa a leader in transformation by facilitating economic growth and sustainable development of the mining and energy sectors.

The DMRE has 6 programs that are initiated to develop the mineral resources and energy sectors to promote socio-economic growth, social equity, and environmental sustainability.

DMRE Bursary Program 2022

To help the students of the nation in pursuing their careers in the fields of energy resources and minerals, the DMRE provides bursaries. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds can apply for the bursary for the academic year 2022.

Both current and future undergraduate students can apply for this bursary program provided their field of study is one of the following:

Bachelor of Science (Physics)
Rock Engineering
Mining Survey
Mining Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Chemical Engineering (Mineral processing)
Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive)
Environmental Health and Management
Electro-Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Students who are shortlisted for the bursary will be intimidated latest by 31 January 2022.

The right to award a bursary rests with the DMRE and it is at their discretion to refuse the bursary to unsuitable candidates.

Eligibility Criteria For The DMRE Bursary Program

The Department has laid down certain eligibility criteria which are required to be met by all the students applying for the bursary. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements can disqualify your application.

One must be a citizen of South Africa
Current Matric students and those who have completed their Matric can apply for the bursary
Students must have an intention to pursue full-time qualification towards one of the fields mentioned by the DMRE
One should apply only for undergraduate studies
Applicant must be willing to pursue the course at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
Students must have a weak financial background
For their matric examination, students must have achieved a minimum level 6 or HG “B” symbol for Science
You must score a minimum level 6 or HG “B” symbol for Mathematics in Matric
Students must belong to a disadvantaged social background or rural areas to receive the bursary
Applicant must not be in any kind of employment
First-year students will be given preference
Female students will be given priority
Disabled students are highly encouraged to apply

How To Apply For The DMRE Bursary?

Students are required to complete the DMRE Bursary Application Form. pdf

While filling the form students must ensure that the form is filled accurately using block letters. The relevant fields must be marked with “X”.

One must use only the above-mentioned form to apply for the bursary. Old and outdated forms will be rejected.

Documents Required

Applicants are also required to submit copies of the following documents along with the application form.

Certified ID proof
Matric certificate/latest matric results
Recent academic record
Registration/acceptance proof at a University
ID documents of parents/guardians
Death certificate of deceased parents/guardians
Motivational letter to support your application
If the whereabouts of one or both the parents are not known, submit an affidavit
Proof of income (parents/guardians)
Residence proof in the form of a municipal utility bill(not older than 3 months), a copy of the sworn affidavit, or stamped letter from tribal authorities

One can submit the application in one of the ways:

Post: Private Bag X59, Arcadia 0007


The Director: Ms. Nondumiso Zulu

The Department of Mineral Resources & Energy Trevenna Campus
70 Meintjies Street

Email: GirlLearnerBursary@dmre.gov.za

Closing Date Of The DMRE Bursary

The last date of application is 30 November 2021

If the bursary has already been closed, you are requested not to contact The Department of Mineral Resources and the Department of Energy (DMRE). View our other bursaries open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

(This Bursary/Scholarship Listing Last Updated on November 12, 2021)

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