ASSMANG Manganese Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

By | March 26, 2021

ASSMANG Manganese Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ASSMANG MANGANESE: BLACK ROCK MINE

Black Rock Mine Operations is a manganese property owned by Assmang (Associated Manganese Mines of South Africa, Ltd) since 1940. The mine represents one of the biggest manganese reserves in the country, with estimated reserves of over 70 million tonnes of manganese ore grading 39% manganese metal.

It is located near Kuruman in the Northern Cape province, where Manganese ore is mined, of which the majority of production is exported and a small amount is sent to the South African domestic market.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

ASSMANG Pty Ltd, Manganese Division, Black Rock Mine Operations are inviting Engineering students to apply for their bursary programme. Students in these fields of study should apply for the ASSMANG Manganese Bursary:

  • Electrical Engineering (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ BSc/ BEng)
  • Mining Engineering (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ BSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ BSc)
  • Rock Engineering (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ BSc: Mining Engineering or Geology or Physics)
  • SHERQ: Safety Management (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ Bachelors degree)
  • SHERQ: Occupational Hygiene (Advanced Diploma/ BTech/ Bachelors degree)

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following study-related expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books and accommodation.

The contractual obligations of the bursary will be discussed with the selected bursary recipient on appointment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 3 weeks of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview, as well as take part in a psychometric evaluation and medical fitness assessment before final selection is made.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 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):
Matric students:

  • Must have passed Matric with a Bachelor Pass/ University exemption
  • Must have achieved good results in Mathematics and Science in the Matric final exams
  • Must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary funding or financial assistance from another company
  • Preference will be given to students who have been accepted to study at University within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, in financial need, and in line with ASSMANG’s Employment Equity criteria
  • Preference will be given to students from the Northern Cape province, in local communities

University or University of Technology students:

  • Must be studying towards an Advanced Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree or BTech degree, in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Must be currently in the second, third or fourth year of study
  • Must be studying full-time at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Must have a strong academic record
  • Must have achieved a minimum average “B” symbol and passed all subjects (including final year exams and University admission)
  • Must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary funding or financial assistance from another company
  • Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, in financial need, and in line with ASSMANG’s Employment Equity criteria
  • Preference will be given to students from the Northern Cape province, in local communities
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the above minimum eligibility criteria can apply via email to Recruitment3@assmang.co.za
(Insert the words “Assmang Manganese Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

Or deliver their applications to Assmang Manganese Black Rock Mine Operations, Santoy, 8491 (to the Main Guard House)
Submit attach copies of the following supporting documentation to your application email (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (on tertiary institution letterhead)
  • Proof of tertiary registration/ application (on tertiary institution letterhead)
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residence

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE BURSARY

1 April 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 ASSMANG Manganese directly:
Email: Recruitment3@assmang.co.za