Justin Baring presents the JBSF initiatives to the Blackrock World Mining Trust AGM 

Following The World Mining Trust’s generous donation to The Julian Baring Scholarship Fund to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Blackrock World Mining Trust, Justin Baring presented the Trusts activities to shareholders at their AGM held at Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL Extract from The Blackrock World Mining Trust 2023 Annual report In celebration of the … Read more

Joint Venture with The Zimbabwean School of Mines

We are pleased to announce a joint venture between the Julian Baring Scholarship and The Zimbabwe School of Mines. This will involve The JBSF funding the tuition fees of several appropriate candidates during their time at the School.   The Zimbabwe School of mines is a mining training organisation based in Bulawayo “serving the SADC region … Read more

Justin Baring delighted to meet with students at University of Cape Town

Justin Baring, founder and co Trustee of The Julian Baring Scholarship (and UCT alumnus), was fortunate enough to meet in person the post graduate chemical engineering students that The JBSF is supporting this year and to discuss plans for the upcoming academic year. The trip started with a briefing from Interim Vice Chancellor Dr. Daya … Read more

Prince Dube, 2023

Dear Julian Baring Scholarship Fund I would like to express my heartfelt thank you for funding my masters degree at The University of Cape Town. This opportunity would not have been possible in my life if not for your generosity. I am deeply humbled to be furthering my career in mining and metallurgy in a … Read more

Katekani Nicoline Maswanganyi, 2022

The Julian Baring Scholarship Fund has provided students, such as myself, not only funding but incredible support as well. Julian Baring Scholarship thank you for the unmeasurable assistance during the journey of my Masters. May many students continue to benefit from this fund.

Scholarship supports scores of talented young engineers at University of Cape Town

For more than a decade, the Julian Baring Scholarship Fund (JBSF) has been instrumental in retaining young African talent within the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE). Since 2010, it has offered generous financial support to 24 postgraduate students, with donations totalling over £300,000 (R6m). Read the full … Read more

Scholarship supports scores of talented young engineers

Established in 2000 by UCT alumnus Justin Baring (class of 1994), the fund honours the legacy of his late father, Julian, who was a renowned gold fund manager with a passion for Africa and the mining industry. During his career, he created the James Capel Gold and General Fund, as well as the Mercury World … Read more

Julian Baring (18) visits UCT students supported by the JBSF

On a recent trip to Cape Town, I was kindly given the opportunity to visit the University where the some of the students involved in the Julian Baring Scholarship Fund all study. This visit was organised by Justin Marthinus and Angela Edwards who put time and effort into making my visit as wonderful as it … Read more

Mpho Ndebele, 2022

I have been accepted to the best Mining Institution in the continent (University of Witwatersrand) to pursue my second Masters, this time in Mining Engineering Specialising in Mineral Resource Evaluation and Mine Financial Valuation. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Mr Justin Baring and the #Julian_Baring_Scholarship_fund for awarding me with their prestigious … Read more

Edmore Marima, 2019

I am delighted to inform you that I managed to complete my Honours degree. It would not have been possible without your support. Thank you for the support and showing confidence in me. I will be starting a Masters degree next year which focuses on the sulphur saturation mechanism for Koperberg Cu-sulphide ores in the … Read more