Canyon Coal Giving Out Bursary for Students Interested in Mining Industry

About Canyon Coal
Canyon Coal (Pty) Ltd is a company that has had a prominent existence within the South African mining industry. Specializing in the big three fields, namely coal exploration, mining, and processing, Canyon has continuously expanded their areas of operations by conducting their businesses in several parts of South Africa.

The company is mainly based in the Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces, with their collieries and processing plants in the works. From there on, most of their operations are done over the nation. It is not just a business scheme as an effort to expand their markets. Canyon Coal believes that in order to unlock the true potential of South Africa, the company needs to be accessible in both major and minor parts of the nation.

With this vision and mission in hand, Canyon Coal commits itself to become an agent of change and constantly contributing to the local society. This is all done through various development projects which aims to improve the livelihood of the South African society. By partnering with beneficial local and international businesses as well, Canyon Coal is on is way to not only becoming a successful mining company, but also a positively impactful one.

About the Canyon Coal Bursary Programme
Believing in the potential of their local society, Canyon Coal (Pty) Ltd has come up with the Canyon Coal Bursary programme. This bursary is intended for highly-passionate students who are keen on the Mining Industry. The purpose of this bursary is to provide financial support for well-deserving individuals so that they do not have to bare the burden of monetary problems as they pursue their degrees.

Canyon Coal believes that people within the local society has a lot of potential, especially within the Mining Industry. However, it is understandable that this line of career requires a lot of financial support. Therefore, don’t be suprised if this bursary is mainly being offered to students within the Mining Industry fields. This bursary programme caters to a list of available degrees that are in line with the company’s vision and mission, such as:

  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Mine Survey
  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Analytical Chemistry
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Environmental Management.

The bursaries will be granted based on how well the candidates have excelled academically. Awardees will be entitled to a list of financial benefits, which includes full coverage of their tuition expenses, accommodation fees, and allowances for school materials. All final decisions will be made by the Canyon Coal committee themselves. You can visit the Canyon Coal official website to get a hindsight about what the company is looking for.

The Canyon Coal Bursary Requirements
Applying for the Canyon Coal Bursary programme has its own certain conditions as well. For starters, this programme comes with a long list of eligibility criteria that all candidates must follow in order to be allowed to join the programme. Not being able to fulfill these criteria might result in disadvantageous consequences to the overall results of your applications. For more details, visit the website to see what type of people the company is looking for.

The Canyon Coal Bursary programme requirements include:

  • Citizens or naturalized citizens of South Africa
  • Candidates who are admitted into an established tertiary institution based in South Africa (the institution must be registered and accredited by the CHE)
  • Candidates must have an academic track record of an average 65% in all of their degree classes
  • Advantage will be given to individuals who are previously disadvantaged in the Springs region, requires financial support, people with disabilities, and women.

How to Apply
If you would like to apply for the Canyon Coal Bursary programme, there are several steps that you must comply to. However, don’t be intimidated. A plus point regarding this bursary application is that all applications can be done from the comfort of your own home. All you have to do is open up your laptop and turn on the Internet!

To sign up for the Canyon Coal Bursary programme, click this link here to download a PDF soft copy of the Canyon Coal Bursary application form. After downloading the application form, fill it out with BLOCK CAPITAL LETTERS only. Please make sure that all sections and questions are answered with correct and accurate information. Candidates caught red-handed for providing false personal details will automatically be disqualified.

Once you have your application forms filled out, please attach the form with all of these required documents:

  • A valid copy of your ID
  • A valid copy of your Matric examination results
  • Valid copies of your academic results in your tertiary studies
  • Valid copies of proof of admission for 2020 university registration and its fee statements as well.

If your applications forms are already complete and your documents are already attached, send your applications to this e-mail: [email protected]. Before sending them in, we highly advise you do a double check on your applications. Make sure that everything is complete and in order, as incomplete applications will be disregarded by the bursary committee.

Regarding the announcements, only selected candidates will be notified by the committee within 30 days past the application closing date. If you are notified by the committee within those 30 days, we regret to inform you that your applications have not passed the bursary programme.

Canyon Coal Contact Address
Office Address:
7th Floor, 13 Fredman Drive, Fredman Towers, Sandton, 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mail Address:
P.O. Box 2632, Saxonwold, 2132

Tel: +27 11 783 7996
Fax: +27 11 783 0816
Email: [email protected]
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