Closing Date: 01 December 2021

Bursaries will be awarded to students pursuing studies within these fields:


Diesel Mechanical
Mining Engineering

Final selection will be made by a ZAC Management and successful candidates will be contacted within 30 days after the closing date. If you do not receive any feedback, unfortunately your application has not been successful.


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 or a naturalized citizen
You must be studying towards a qualification, in one of the fields listed above
You must be studying at an approved tertiary institution in South Africa, that is registered and accredited with the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
You must have a strong academic record
You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for all modules completed to date
You must be a previously disadvantaged individual
You must be in financial need
You must be from a designated group – per the Employment Equity Act

How to apply;

Download and complete the Zululand Anthracite Colliery Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

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)
Matric certificate
Full tertiary academic record, including most recent results
Letter of acceptance from university
Motivational letter to support your application, including details of your academic ability, financial need and future career plans (to be completed on the application form)
Parents or guardians ID Documents (certified copies)
Parents or guardians proof of income:
If employed: most recent payslip (not older than 6 months) or letter from company confirming income
If unemployed: affidavit or official confirmation of temporary income
If self-employed: financial balance sheet, latest official income statement or latest tax clearance certificate
If a pensioner: pension advice copy from social welfare (not older than 6 months) or affidavit from the Department of Social Services
Note: candidates must submit their final year-end results within 20 after receiving them – selection will be based on final results, therefore failure to submit these results may lead to cancellation of your application.

Applications must be submitted via email to: bursaries@zulac.co.za
(Insert the words “ZAC Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).

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