Northam Zondereinde Mine Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
What is Bursary
A Bursary is A grant, especially one awarded to someone to enable them to study at university or college.
How does it work?
Bursaries vary in amounts and professions and are given to students in order to further their studies. In return for funding your studies, the company may require you to repay them by signing a work contract with them. Another type of bursary is a donor bursary (a bursary awarded to a deserving candidate in a specific field of study or in recognition for his/her work in a specific field of study).
ABOUT THE COMPANY – NORTHAM PLATINUM
Northam Platinum Limited (Northam) is a primary producer of platinum group metals (PGMs), whose main consumers include jewellery industries and motor-manufacturing.
The Northam Zondereinde mine is an established PGM mine in Limpopo province which produces around 300 000 PGM ounces each year. Zondereinde is located on the northern end of the western limb of the Bushveld Complex near the town of Thabazimbi, and is close to the Pilanesberg and Waterberg Reserve.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Northam Platinum, Zondereinde Mine will be awarding bursaries to top-performing students, for studies towards these mining related qualifications:
- Analytical Chemistry
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Environmental Management
- Financial Management
- Human Resources Management
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Occupational Hygiene
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
- Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
- Studying or intend on studying towards one of the aforementioned mining related qualifications
- Studying or intend on studying at a recognised University or University of Technology within South Africa
- Strong academic record
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric
- Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% for all major subjects, if currently studying at tertiary level
- Preference will be given to applicants from surrounding communities
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
To apply, please submit the list of supporting documents below, electronically via email to: Bursaries@norplats.co.za
(Please insert the following reference number in the email subject line: “ZELDBU 00/21”).
*Only emailed applications will be accepted – please do NOT fax or post your applications.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
- Grade 11 final results AND Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copies)
- Full academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Brief Curriculum Vitae
29 January 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 Northam Zondereinde directly:
Contact information: https://www.northam.co.za/contacts/contact-form
Or submit your query on the contact form and they will get back to you: https://www.northam.co.za/contacts/contact-form