Weir Minerals Africa Bursary South Africa 2022

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Weir Minerals Africa Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – WEIR

The Weir Group plc, a multinational engineering company, was formed in 1871 by brothers George and James Weir and was originally known as “G. & J. Weir Ltd”. The Weir brothers produced many groundbreaking inventions in pumping equipment, which today are well known for their use as boiler feedwater pumps, and for ship’s auxiliary equipment such as evaporators.

Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, the company have operations all across the globe, including in the following countries: Africa (South Africa; Namibia; Botswana; Mozambique; Zambia; Tanzania; Morocco; Ghana), Europe (United Kingdom; Italy; Germany; France; Netherlands; Denmark; Finland; Sweden; Spain; Portugal; Hungary; Czech Republic; Russia; Romania; Turkey; Poland; Azerbaijan), Australia, China, India, Asia (Philippines; Malaysia; Indonesia; Singapore; Mongolia; South Korea), North America (United States; Canada), South America (Mexico; Brazil; Peru; Argentina; Colombia; Chile) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates).

Today Weir is involved in the Mining; Aggregates and Oil & Gas markets.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

Weir Minerals Africa will be awarding bursaries for studies within the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: full tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, and a monthly allowance. Bursary recipients will also have the opportunity to take part in 6 to 8 weeks of vacation work each year.

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – RENEWABILITY, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time and are renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance.

Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Weir for a period equal to the period of funding received.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 21 days of the closing date – if you do not receive feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned Engineering fields
  • Completed the 1st year of study
  • Studying at a recognized University in South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • Computer literate and able to work in Microsoft Office
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Cope well under pressure
  • Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Weir Minerals Africa Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

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

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts (certified copies)
  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Details about any other study funding you are receiving

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: [email protected]
(Insert the words “Weir Bursary – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

2) Post:
PO Box 70
Isando
1600

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Weir Minerals Africa directly:
Cellphone: 082 883 7209
Email: [email protected]
Physical address: Unit 9, Garnet Park, 5 Drill Ave, Montague Gardens, Cape Town, 7441

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