Kumba Iron Ore Bursary South Africa 2022

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Kumba Iron Ore Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – KUMBA IRON ORE

South African iron-ore mining company, Kumba Iron Ore, is the biggest iron-ore producer in Africa and the fourth biggest across the globe. The company is a successor of Kumba Resources and was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2001.

Kumba Iron Ore conducts its mining operations via open pit (open-cast) methods. The iron ore products are then sold domestically to AMSA, as well as internationally to various countries including Japan, China, South Korea, the Middle East, and parts of Europe.

The company is a member of the Anglo American plc group, in fact, Anglo American is a 69.7% shareholder, while minorities hold 17.4% and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) holds 12.9% of shares.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Kumba Iron Ore is inviting students within the Engineering/ Science sector to apply for bursaries. Students entering their first, second, or third year of study, towards a Degree; Diploma, or BTech qualification in the following fields may apply for the Kumba Iron Ore Bursary:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Geology/ Geotechnical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minerals Surveying
  • Mining Engineering
  • Occupational Hygiene

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & SELECTION

The bursary will cover all study-related expenses, including the following: tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, and the opportunity to undertake paid vacation work. The bursary contract duration will be dependent on students’ current year of study.

Students will be required to partake in paid vacation work, in the Northern Cape, during the holidays. After graduation, bursary recipients may be able to join the company’s graduate program (depending on available placement and students’ performance).

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback, consider your application unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will then be required to take part in assessments and interviews.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying or intend on studying towards a Degree, Diploma or BTech qualification within one of the aforementioned fields
  • Must be entering the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • Must be registered or accepted to study at a University in South Africa
  • Must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • Must be willing and able to complete vacation work in the Northern Cape, during university holidays
  • Must be willing to acquire a Driver’s Licence (Code B: Light vehicle) during the course of the bursary
  • Preference will be given to students from the Northern Cape province, local to the mining area communities

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at: https://careerwise.co.za/bursaries/online-application/
(Insert the following promotional code: KIO2021 when registering an account).

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level (on letterhead)
  • Proof of University registration/ provisional acceptance (on letterhead)
  • Proof of residence, if residing in the Northern Cape province
  • Drivers Licences, if applicable (certified copy)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Kumba Iron Ore directly:
The bursary department
Email: [email protected]

or contact Career Wise (the bursary administrators):
Tel: 011 258 4464
Email: [email protected]

Please do NOT contact Kumba Iron Ore if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/

 

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