Rio Tinto/ Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) Bursary South Africa 2022

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Rio Tinto/ Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – RIO TINTO

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) was founded in 1976 and is a subsidiary company of Rio Tinto Group in South Africa. The company is owned by the Rio Tinto Group who has a 74% in the company, followed by Blue Horizon Investments who own a 24% share, and RBM permanent employees who own the remaining 2%.

The mining company is situated in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province of South Africa, near Richards Bay, where they produce titanium dioxide from mineral sand deposits of the mineral-rich sand dunes.

The main shareholders, the Rio Tinto Group are one of the global leaders in the production of zircon, high purity pig iron, and titanium minerals. They are also world-renowned for their sand mining and mineral processing operations.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Rio Tinto will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Finance

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric and in your 1st year of study
  • Passed Mathematics in Matric
  • Passed Science in Matric
  • Studying OR intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or have been accepted to study at a recognized tertiary institute within South Africa
  • Proven financial need
  • Passionate about your field of study
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: https://jobs.riotinto.com/ShowJob/JobId/454528/2021BursaryOpportunities%E2%80%93RichardsBayMinerals
(Reference number: req40392)

Alternatively, you can find the latest bursary listing here: https://jobs.riotinto.com/ListJobs/CMS-Type/Graduate

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

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of registration to study at a recognized university (on tertiary letterhead)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Rio Tinto directly:
Tel: 011 459 1260
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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