AfriSam Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFRISAM
AfriSam Bursary South Africa | AfriSam South Africa Pty Ltd was founded in the year 1934 and is currently the second-biggest producer of cement in the country. They are a manufacturer and supplier of construction materials, such as cement; ready mix; plaster; aggregate and much more. The company operates in 6 countries across Southern Africa, including South Africa, Tanzania, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland.
AfriSam is known for its high-quality construction materials and has been contributing to African infrastructure development for over 80 years. The company have numerous production facilities, including aggregate quarries across the country; cement plants close to Kimberley and Lichtenburg; blending plants located in Brakpan and Swaziland; milling plant-based in Roodepoort; GGBFS grinding plant located in Vanderbijlpark and ready mixed concrete plants in various locations.
The companies 3 core values are People; Planet and Performance, which shows their commitment to their customers; the community and the environment. What more, they are a BBBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) Level 6 contributor.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and an allowance for additional expenses.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AFRISAM 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 be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification, in one of the Engineering fields listed above
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognized and accredited University in South Africa
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
- You must have preferably passed Pure Mathematics and Physical Science
- Preference will be given to female students and Historically Disadvantaged South Africans (HDSA)
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE AFRISAM BURSARY
Students who meet all of the criteria, may apply by submitting clear copies of the following documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Most recent academic results (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
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 electronically via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “Bursar application” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE AFRISAM BURSARY
5 November 2021.
(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 the Afrisam Ulco Operation directly:
Or fill in the contact form: https://afrisam.jonti2.co.za/general/content/contact-us
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.