Canyon Coal Bursary 2022/2023

Canyon Coal, established in 2006, has opened its 2022/2023 bursary application and is inviting all interested applicants to apply now. The application can be done using the steps below:

Canyon Coal, established in 2006, is a coal exploration and mining group of companies that operates in Gauteng and Mpumalanga, and has exploration projects across South Africa. The mining company produces in excess of 2.5 MT coal per annum from its various operations, which include the following: the Hakhano Colliery, the Singani Colliery, the Khanye Colliery, and the Phalanndwa Colliery.

Closing Date: 14th January 2022.

Bursary Requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification in one of the fields above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or provisionally accepted to study at a university in South Africa, in 2022
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for all major subjects, if currently studying
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students residing within the Bronkhorstspruit area (Khanye Colliery Bursary) or the Delmas area (Phalanndwa Extension Bursary)
  • Preference will be given to students in financial need
  • Preference will be given to students who are studying or have applied to study at a local tertiary institution
  • Preference will be given to female students and student with disabilities

Bursary Coverage:

The bursary will provide coverage on the following expenses:

  • full tuition fees,
  • accommodation and
  • a book allowance.

Canyon Coal bursaries are awarded based on academic merit.

Method of Application:

Download and complete the Canyon Coal Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Supporting Documents:

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)
  • June 2021 final examination results (certified copy)
  • December 2021 final examination results, if available (certified copy)
  • Tertiary academic records including most recent results (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration or application and fee statement (certified copy)
  • Parents, guardians or spouse (breadwinners) ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents, guardians or spouse (breadwinners) proof of income (latest payslip or letter from company stating income if employed, balance sheet if self-employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of pension if applicable – see page 8 of the application form for more details) (certified copies)
  • Motivational letter to support your application (to be completed on the application form)

Note: final selection will be based on 2021 final end-of-year results, which should be submitted to Canyon Coal within 20 days of receiving them.

Applications must be submitted via email to:
(Insert the words “Canyon Coal Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).