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PPC Bursary 2023-2024


PPC Bursary 2023-2024, In 1892, “De Eerste Cement Fabrieken Beperkt,” a leading provider of cement and related goods in southern Africa, was established. The company has a yearly production capacity of 11.5 million tonnes of cement products, and it has provided cement for several national landmarks and construction projects.

PPC Bursary 2023-2024

The company has 11 cement factories throughout South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Rwanda, Ethiopia and the DRC. PPC involvement within the readymix sector now boasts 26 batching plants across in Mozambique and South Africa. The companies materials business includes the following: Pronto Readymix; Safika Cement and 3Q Mahuma Concrete.

What more, the company also has the biggest aggregate production capacity in the country, at their Gauteng based Mooiplaas aggregates quarry. PPC Lime, also part of the PPC group, is amoung the biggest producers of lime in the southern hemisphere.


The PPC bursary will be awarded to students within the following Mining related fields of study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • (as well as Environmentally-oriented degrees)


It is a full bursary, providing coverage for the following study related expenses: tuition fees, accommodation and meals.

Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for PPC (depending on availability within the company) for an equal duration of time as the bursary awarded.


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
  • Reside in surrounding areas where the mine operates
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying full time at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Meet the minimum entry requirements for admission at tertiary institution in your chosen field of study
  • Engineering, Geology and Science degree students: must have achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Proven financial need

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You may apply in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: https://careerwise.co.za/applications/registrations//
(You will need to register an account and then login to complete your application. The promo code to be used is: F2018)

2) By downloading and completing the PPC Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation – if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile, if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Photograph (passport size)
  • Grade 11 final results (current Matric students)
  • Matric certificate (if completed Matric)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution
  • Full academic record to date (current tertiary students)


If you are applying via the hard copy application form, your application must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: applications@careerwise.co.za
2) Fax: 086 609 7183
3) Post:
Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Career Wise directly:
Tel: 086 100 8777 / 086 100 7787
Email: applications@careerwise.co.za / info@careerwise.co.za

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Established in  1998, we have developed expertise that set us apart as a bursary administration service provider. Through our industry insights, we have developed bursary categories that allow us to serve a variety of needs on the part of our client partners. We administer a full range of bursary offerings that cater to various financial circumstances. The obligations for each type of bursary vary and our policies ensure that there is transparency and adequate support for the success of the students. Please note the following about our bursaries:

PPC Bursary 2023-2024

• only available to South African citizens and permanent residents unless otherwise stated,
• for studies at South African public institutions,
• for undergraduate studies mainly, but could include postgraduate studies depending on the sponsoring client partner.

B-BBEE Bursaries

Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Bursaries are awarded with the objective of meeting the skills development goals of an organization as well as maintaining their B-BBEE status.

Corporate Bursaries

Offered by some companies, primarily with the objectives of attracting and upskilling talent to their organizations and investing in youth development, all of which can improve their overall B-BBEE score.


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