Harmony Gold Bursary South Africa 2022

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Harmony Gold Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023


Harmony was founded in 1950 as a gold mining and exploration organization in South Africa. Today, Harmony is one of the largest gold mining companies across the globe, with mines operating in both South Africa and Papua New Guinea.

The JSE Limited, Berlin Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange-listed company employs over 32 000 staff across their South African and Papua New Guinea operations.

Harmony was once a lease-bound mining operation but has since expanded into a world-class producer of gold and currently has 1 open-pit operation, numerous surface sources and 9 underground mines in South Africa, as well as an open-pit silver and gold mine in Papua New Guinea.


Harmony Gold Mining will be awarding bursaries within the following core mining disciplines:

  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Geology
  • Survey

Bursaries will also be awarded within the following non-core mining disciplines:

  • BA Social Science
  • BEd
  • pharmacy

The Harmony bursary was initiated with the aim of financially assisting students from communities surrounding Harmony’s operations. Bursaries are awarded in various fields each year, dependent on Harmony’s future labour requirements.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback by 18 December 2020 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Interviews will be held at the Harmony office in Randfontein, Gauteng or in Welkom, Free State.


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):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying OR intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (entering your 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year of study in 2021)
  • Studying OR have been accepted to study at a recognized tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Strong academic record
  • Achieved university exemption
  • NOT currently in receipt of any other bursary funding or sponsorship
  • In financial need
  • Must have achieved the following minimum academic results: level 5 (60%) for English, Science and Mathematics (NOT Mathematical Literacy)
  • Engineering students must have achieved the following minimum academic results: level 6 (70%) for Science and Mathematics (NOT Mathematical Literacy)
  • *Preference will be given to students residing in communities surrounding Harmony Gold’s operations


Applications must be done online at https://www.harmony.co.za/careers/bursaries/apply

You will be required to register an account here: https://www.harmony.co.za/login?view=registration before you can Login and apply here: https://www.harmony.co.za/login

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation in your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results AND Matric 12 June results, if currently in Matric (certified copies)
  • Matric certificate AND full academic transcript, if currently at tertiary level (certified copies)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at a tertiary institution
  • Testimonial/ employment record of service, if applicable
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Harmony directly:
Contact Person: Olwyn Linden (Learning and Development Manager: Services)
Tel: +11 057 904 8889
Email: [email protected]


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