AfriSam Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFRISAM
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; readymix; 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 their high quality construction materials and have 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 readymixed 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 to the environment. What more, they are a BBBEE (Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment) Level 6 contributor.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
AfriSam will be awarding 3 bursaries to learners who have registered for the first year of study towards a qualification in Mechanical Engineering
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
- In possession of a valid ID document
- Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
- Excellent academic record
- Have registered to study full time towards a Mechanical Engineering qualification
- Have registered for your first year of study at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric
- Proven financial need
- *Preference will be given to females and historically disadvantaged individuals
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://afrisam.jonti2.co.za/
Before you can apply, please Register an account here: https://afrisam.jonti2.co.za/profile/register
Follow the steps after you have successfully registered.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- An application/ motivational letter (explaining why you should be awarded the bursary)
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric results OR Matric certificate
- Curriculum Vitae
The above documents must be submitted electronically via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “Cape Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
15 November 2020.
(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 Afrisam directly:
AfriSam South Africa
Head Office and General Enquiries
Tel: 0860 141 141 or 011 670 5500