Kumba Iron Ore Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

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, 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 bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Electrical Engineering (heavy current)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geology (Honours)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minerals Surveying (BTech)
  • Mining Engineering

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

The following expenses will be covered by the bursary award: registration fees, tuition, prescribed textbook allowance, accommodation allowance, meal allowance, calculator and computer allowance and an excursion fee.

Students will also be able to partake in paid vacation work, receive 12 months of experiential training, as well as personal development training.

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 OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
    • Degree students:
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for English in Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics in Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 7 for Science in Matric
    • B-Tech students:
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for English in Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Mathematics in Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Science in Matric
  • *Preference will be given to students from Kumba Iron Ore operational local communities: Thabazimbi, Sishen and Kolomela mines

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Kumba Iron Ore Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
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 of)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Latest tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level

 

Application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: bursars@angloamerican.com
2) Fax: 086 645 5160

Please ensure that your application pack is clearly labelled “Kumba Iron Ore Bursary Application – Your Full Name”

CLOSING DATE

30 April 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Kumba Iron Ore directly:
The bursary department
Email: bursars@angloamerican.com

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