Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | November 10, 2020

Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SBPM

Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine (Pty) Ltd (SBPM) (Union Mine), previously known as RPM Union Section, is a Platinum Producing Mine located in Swartklip, Limpopo, South Africa. The Mine has been in production for over 40 years and was acquired from Anglo American Platinum by Siyanda Resources and the Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Joint Venture

Apart from Platinum, SBPM also produces Palladium, Rhodium, Gold and Chrome as by-products.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

SBPM will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:

  • Finance (x1 bursary award)
  • Geology (x1 bursary award)
  • Human Resources (x1 bursary award)
  • Metallurgical Engineering (x1 bursary award)
  • Mining Engineering (x2 bursary awards)
  • Rock Engineering (Geophysics or Geoscience) (x1 bursary award)

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed learning material and equipment, textbook allocation, accommodation and a monthly allowance. Students will also gain relevant workplace exposure through vacation work at SBPM.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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
  • Reside in SBPM surrounding villages (including Moses Kotane in the North West and Thabazimbi District Municipalities in the Limpopo Province)
  • Currently in Matric OR completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate 1st/ 2nd/3rd-year students, except final year students)
  • Accepted or registered to study at an accredited university or another tertiary institution
  • Good academic record
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric/ 1st year/ 2nd year/ 3rd year in 2020
  • Financially needy
  • Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

The application must be done online at: https://www.scubedonline.co.za/recruitment_Siyanda/vacancy-details.aspx?vacancyRef=1680
(Reference No: 1680)

Alternatively, you may find the latest bursary listing on the SBPM Career Listings page: https://www.scubedonline.co.za/recruitment_Siyanda/vacancy-posting.aspx
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (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)
  • Most recent academic record, if currently studying (on institutes letterhead)
  • Proof of registration/ acceptance (on institutes letterhead)
  • Proof of residence (certified copy)
  • Proof of household income (certified copy)
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CLOSING DATE

6 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 the Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine directly:
Head Office
Tel: 013 247 9111