DRDGOLD: Bursaries 2021

DRDGOLD invites applicants to apply for Bursary Programme 2021 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 19 February 2021

Ergo Mining Proprietary Limited (Ergo) and Far West Gold Recoveries Proprietary Limited (FWGR), subsidiaries of DRDGOLD, invite applications for bursaries from students who want to begin their studies, or are entering their second year of study, towards a degree at a South African tertiary institution in the following fields:

  • Engineering – mechanical or electrical
  • Metallurgy
  • Environmental sciences
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Safety management
  • Information Technology (IT)

This opportunity is only open to members of the public who reside within Gauteng (preferably Ekurhuleni, City of Johannesburg and Merafong).


First year students

  • A letter of provisional acceptance from a tertiary institution for 2021
  • Grade 12 results or latest Grade 11 results

Second year students

  • Results of the previous year’s studies from the tertiary institution

Kindly note: Successful candidates will be required to work during holidays at any of DRDGOLD’s operations.

To apply:

Kindly submit:

  • A brief CV;
  • Copy of ID;
  • Latest results; and
  • Proof of address

How to apply

By email to the Human Resources Department, [email protected] with ref: BUR021 in the subject line.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Should you not be contacted within four weeks thereafter, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Candidates with an exceptional academic record will be given preference.

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