Closing Date: 31 May 2015

Bursaries are available for the Mining Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, B Com (Financial Management) and Geology Discipline.

Requirements:

  • Engineering disciplines, candidate must obtain a minimum rating of 6 (70%-79%) in mathematics and science, 5 (60%-69) English and as per requirement of institutions.
  • The candidate must obtain a minimum rating 5 (60%-69%) in Mathematics, Accounting and English to be considered in Finance.
  • Successful candidates will be required to sign a service obligation with Xstrata Coal SA

The successful candidate must be in possession of a valid certificate of fitness or be fit enough to obtain one prior to the commencement of Bursary Award, as this is a requirement of the Mine’s Health and safety Act.

The Bursary include:

  • Registration and Tuition fees
  • Residence and Meals fees
  • Prescribe textbook
  • Personal allowance
  • Payment of any compulsory excursions or seminar which may be required
  • Laptop and Printer
  • Paid vacation work

Selection:

Selection is based on academic results and an interview with Glencore Ferro Alloys. Applicants from the local communities of our respective operations in an area will take preference.

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 applicants: A minimum of a C symbol in Maths, Science and English.
  • 1st and 2nd year applicants: 100% pass rate in all subjects.

What the Bursary offers:

  • Registration and tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed textbooks
  • A monthly allowance
  • Paid vacation work
  • A compulsory “work back” period – 1 year for every sponsored year

How to Apply

Forward your application to: [email protected]

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