Glencore Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – GLENCORE
Glencore Bursary South Africa | Glencore was founded by billionaire Marc Rich, like Marc Rich + Co AG in 1974. Today, Glencore (short for “Global Energy Commodity Resources”), is one of the biggest globally diversified natural resource companies in the world, as well as a major marketer and producer of over 90 commodities. The company’s customer base includes industrial consumers, including those in the steel; oil; automotive; power generation and food processing industries.
The company currently employs over 150 000 staff members, which include contractors, across its 90 offices, in more than 50 countries.
Glencore’s operations include 150 metallurgical and mining sites, agricultural facilities and oil production assets.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Glencore Alloys is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year..
Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate studies within these fields:
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electro-Mechanical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronics Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
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MORE ABOUT THE GLENCORE BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER OPPORTUNITIES | SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, calculator (for first-year engineering students), personal computer (from the second year if prescribed by the University), accommodation, meals, prescribed textbooks and a monthly allowance.
Students will also be able to partake in paid vacation work, for 6 weeks each year, where they will gain invaluable working experience.
After graduation, bursars will be required to work at Glencore for the equal duration of the bursary award received.
Bursary recipients will be selected based on academic performance, and thereafter an interview with Glencore Alloys.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to attend an interview with Glencore Alloys. If you do not receive any feedback within 21 days of the application deadline, regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GLENCORE BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to meet all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate qualification in one of the fields listed above
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
- Current Matric students: you must achieve a minimum “B” symbol for Mathematics, Science and English
- Current University students: you must have passed all modules registered for
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding
- Preference will be given to students from local communities in areas where Glencore operates (students from other areas may also apply)
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GLENCORE BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Glencore Bursary Application 2022
Submit clear copies of the following documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric’s latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
- Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
- Academic transcripts, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Proof of residence
CLOSING DATE FOR THE GLENCORE BURSARY
29 July 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 Glencore directly:
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