African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023
ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS (ARM)
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) Bursary South Africa, African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) was founded by Patrice Motsepe, a South African mining billionaire businessman, as the first black-owned mining company in the country. Today, ARM is one of the top South African diversified mining and minerals companies, with operations in South Africa and Malaysia. The company is involved in the mining and beneficiating of iron ore, manganese ore, chrome ore, platinum group metals (PGMs), nickel and coal.
The company currently has 4 divisions, namely:
ARM Platinum, is comprised of 3 operating mines: Modikwa, Two Rivers and Nkomati.
ARM Ferrous, which owns 50% of Assmang (Pty) Ltd, whose operating divisions are based on 2 principal commodities: iron ore and manganese ore.
ARM Coal, was first formed in partnership with Xstrata Coal South Africa, and later merged to form Glencore.
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd, which operates and develops world-class gold assets in South Africa and Papua New Guinea (PNG).
ABOUT THE ARM BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town and the University of Stellenbosch, within these fields:
University of Cape Town:
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
University of Stellenbosch:
- Chemical Engineering
- Process Engineering
MORE ABOUT THE ARM BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses, for the entire duration of the course of study: registration fees, tuition fees, textbooks, laptop, accommodation in a university residence, meals and a data allowance if necessary.
We are committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) Bursary.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 21 days after the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by this time, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Candidates will be required to attend a panel interview and partake in psychometric assessments before the final selection is made.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARM BURSARY
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):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be studying at the University of Cape Town or the University of Stellenbosch, within one of the fields listed above
- You must have completed your 1st or 2nd year of study
- You must be entering your 2nd or 3rd year of study in 2022
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must NOT be currently receiving any other bursary funding
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ARM BURSARY
Students who meet the criteria can apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- University full academic record (on institutions letterhead)
- University acceptance letter
- Motivational letter to support your application (maximum 1 page)
- Curriculum Vitae (maximum 1 page)
Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply.
Applications must be submitted via email to: ARMbrightsparks@arm.co.za
(Insert the words “ARM Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE ARM BURSARY
4 March 2022.
(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 African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) directly:
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