Tronox Bursary Programme 2024

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About Tronox

Tronox stands as a prominent global figure in the mining and inorganic chemicals sector, celebrated for its steadfast dedication to sustainability, innovation, and community enrichment. From its headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, Tronox oversees a network of mines and mineral processing facilities spanning key regions worldwide, including Australia, South Africa, and the United States. Central to its operations is the production of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and other mineral sands products, vital components utilized across diverse industries. Tronox's commitment extends beyond mere production; the company champions sustainable practices, investing in environmental stewardship and fostering community development in the regions it serves. Through robust community engagement initiatives and a continuous focus on innovation, Tronox solidifies its position as a trusted industry leader driving positive change on a global scale.

Embracing a culture of innovation and responsibility, Tronox is at the forefront of driving progress and sustainability in the mining and inorganic chemicals sector. With a keen eye on research and development, the company continually pushes the boundaries of materials science to deliver cutting-edge products that meet evolving market demands. Concurrently, Tronox remains deeply committed to corporate citizenship, actively engaging with local communities to create lasting social and economic benefits. Through its unwavering dedication to excellence, integrity, and environmental stewardship, Tronox continues to shape a brighter, more sustainable future for industries, communities, and stakeholders worldwide.

As the educational landscape continues to evolve, the importance of accessible financial support for students cannot be overstated. Tronox, a global leader in the mining and inorganic chemicals industry, once again reaffirms its commitment to fostering local talent through its esteemed Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

About the Tronox Bursary

Tronox proudly announces the commencement of its Bursary Programme for the 2024 academic year, inviting dedicated and ambitious students to apply. The programme aims to assist students residing within Empangeni and Richards Bay, nestled in the vibrant province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This programme is not merely about financial aid; it represents a gateway to future success and personal growth. Successful candidates will be granted the invaluable chance to pursue undergraduate studies in specialized fields critical to the advancement of various industries. Through this initiative, Tronox endeavors to nurture a new generation of professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive innovation and progress.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 19 April 2024.

The bursaries will be awarded to students enrolling in the following fields:

·         Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation) (National Diploma) - 1st year students only

·         Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation) (BSc/BEng) – Only 2nd year students

·         Information Technology (National Diploma) – Only 1st year students

·         Mine Surveying (BSc/BEng) -Only 1st and/or 2nd students year

·         Mine Engineering (BSc/BEng) – Only 1st and/or 2nd year students

These opportunities are available specifically at Tronox KZN Sands Operations, situated in Empangeni and Mtunzini. As part of the selection process, applicants will undergo a pre-screening evaluation, with the possibility of psychometric assessments. Additionally, successful candidates will be required to undergo a medical assessment.

Before applying for the Tronox Bursary Programme, candidates must meet the following criteria:

·         Be a South African citizen

·         Reside within Empangeni or Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

·         Have completed Grade 12

·         Be a top-performing student

·         Be studying or intending to study towards one of the listed qualifications in 2024

·         Be in the 1st or 2nd year of study in 2024 study year

·         Must be enrolled in a recognized and accredited University or University of Technology in South Africa

·         Furthermore, Tronox encourages female students and those living with disabilities to apply, underscoring its commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted via email to, with "Tronox Bursary 2024" in the email subject line. The submission should include clear copies of the following supporting documentation:

·         ID document (a certified copy)

·         Matric certificate (a certified copy)

·         Latest academic record, if currently available (a certified copy)

·         Proof of registration/acceptance letter for 2024 (Official letter)

·         Brief Curriculum Vitae (Must be 1 page)

·         Proof of residence from your Tribal Council

It's crucial to note that there's no application form to be completed; students need only submit the listed documents to apply. Failure to provide any required documentation will result in disqualification.

Here are some key tips to consider:

·         Carefully read and ensure you meet all the eligibility requirements listed for the bursary. This includes factors such as citizenship, residency, academic performance, and field of study.

·         Mark the application deadline on your calendar and make sure to submit all required documents well before the closing date to avoid missing out on this opportunity.

·         Gather all necessary supporting documents, such as certified copies of your ID, Matric certificate, academic records, proof of registration, CV, and proof of residence from Tribal Council. Ensure that all documents are clear, complete, and meet the specified requirements.

·         As a top-performing student, emphasize your academic achievements in your application. Highlight any awards, distinctions, or extracurricular activities that demonstrate your dedication and passion for your field of study.

·         Be ready to undergo pre-screening evaluations and potentially psychometric assessments as part of the selection process. Familiarize yourself with common assessment formats and practice if necessary.

·         If you have any questions or need clarification about the application process, don't hesitate to reach out to Tronox's recruitment team for assistance. They are there to help guide you through the process.

·         Keep yourself updated on any communication from Tronox regarding the status of your application. If shortlisted, respond promptly and professionally to any further requests or inquiries.

Once again, applications must be submitted via email There isn’t a application form for this bursary! Candidates must submit the required documentation via the email address above. Be sure to have all documentation.

The Tronox Bursary Programme for 2024 is offering not just financial assistance but also a pathway to meaningful careers in critical industries. By investing in education and nurturing local talent, Tronox continues to contribute to the socio-economic development of the region, empowering individuals to reach their full potential. As the application deadline approaches, prospective candidates are encouraged to seize this opportunity and embark on a journey towards academic excellence and professional growth.

Goodluck to all candidates! 


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