Closing Date: 31 October 2018

Only applicants that fulfil the following criteria will be considered for Educational Grants:
  • Historically Disadvantaged Individuals from low-income households in the communities surrounding the South Deep Mine and/or the Labour Sending Areas;
  • students in their first three years of tertiary study (unless the trustees deem a particular case exceptional and decide in their discretion to award an Educational Grant to a post-graduate student);
  • only students applying to universities or TVETs who do not have existing bursaries, scholarships or other forms of funding;
  • applicants in any field which has application (technical or non-technical) in the mining sector in South Africa;
  • first time applicants must have achieved an average pass mark of 60% for the most recent year of study (excluding life orientation);
  • repeat applicants (those who have previously received an Education Grant from the Trust) must have passed the most recent year of study. In the event that such a student has achieved an average pass mark but has failed a particular subject, the Trust shall not pay for the repeat of that particular subject, and the student shall be responsible for the costs of the repeat
  • No dependents of Gold Fields employees or the trustees of the Trust may apply

How to Apply

Download Application Form