Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2015 / 2016

Closing Date – 31 May 2015

Bursaries are availablein the folowing fields:-

– Mining Engineering
– Electrical Engineering
– Mechanical Engineering
– B Com (Financial Management)
– Geology Discipline


– 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 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

Forward your application to: bursary@glencore.co.za