PPC Bursary 2022, PPC bursary application |PPC BURSARY SCHEME FOR SOUTH AFRICANS. PPC Established in South Africa in the 1892, PPC (Pretoria Portland Cement) is a leading supplier of cement with a growing footprint in Southern Africa. IN 1913 Portland Holding Ltd which trades as PPC Zimbabwe was established and it is the oldest and largest cement manufacture in the country. They supply quality cement to customers in Zimbabwe, as well as Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. In 2016, PPC commissioned its fifth milling depot, located in Harare, Zimbabwe. The recent commissioning of PPC’s new plants in DRC and Ethiopia bring PPC’s capacity to around 11,5 million tonnes of cement products each year. As part of its strategy and long-term vision, PPC is expanding its operations in South Africa with the construction of a new kiln line (SK9) at PPC Slurry outside Mafikeng in the North-West province.

PPC Bursary. First launched in 2008, PPC‟s bursary scheme is an investment in both the company and country’s greater future. It has seen 30 students graduate during this time: a combination of those from its community programme started in 2008 and its “children of employees” programme which was initiated in 2015.

Ppc Bursary 2022

PPC Bursary 2022


The scheme is aligned to meeting current and future skills requirements of the group and greater sector, with a strong focus on chemical, electrical, mechanical, mining and industrial engineering. Environmentally-oriented degrees are also being supported.

It is a full bursary that covers:

  • Full Tuition;
  • Accommodation;
  • Meals;

Areas of study

Applicants can apply for a PPC Bursary if they intend to gain a qualification in one of the following fields of study:


  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Mining
  • Industrial
  • Environmentally-oriented degrees will also be considered.

PPC Bursary Requirements?

Applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • must be a South African citizen;
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution;
  • have a financial need; and
  • written proof of acceptance to an accredited South African University if not already in university.

How to apply?

1. How to apply Online?

Apply online through the Career Wise website using the following link: https://careerwise.co.za/online-application/ . You will need to register an account and then log in. The promo code to be used in F2018.

How to apply by submitting/hand-delivering your documentation?

By downloading and completing the PPC Bursary Application Form (.pdf) [Don’t worry about the form labelled 2019, you can still use it to apply for the 2023 application]
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:
CareerWise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632

Submission of applications is open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time.

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