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Mintek: Bursary 2015

Closing Date: 31 July 2015

The aim of Mintek’s Undergraduate Bursary Programme is primarily to ensure a steady supply of trained and highly skilled technical people to meet a major portion of Mintek’s operational, research, and development manpower intake needs, and also to provide appropriately-skilled graduates to the broader South African minerals and metallurgy sector, as per Mintek’s Mission Statement.

Qualifications For Bursary

Mintek has a strong interest in students who intend to pursue / are currently pursuing undergraduate degrees, honors degrees or B.Tech diplomas in the following fields:

Chemistry (Analytical or Geochemistry)

Chemical Engineering (Minerals Processing option)

Electrical Engineering (Process Control Systems or Electronics)

Geology (majoring in Mineralogy, Petrology, Applied Geology or Economic Geology)

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Physical Metallurgy / Materials Science

Physics

Unfortunately Mintek does not provide bursaries to students studying towards their National Diplomas or students at year one (first year) of their study programme.

Requirements For Bursary

At University currently: Studying towards any of the above-mentioned degrees with an overall average of 60% and no failed courses or subjects.

Must be a South African citizen.

Must meet the university entry requirements and be accepted at a recognized South African university for full-time studies.

Postgraduate Bursary Programme

Mintek’s Postgraduate Bursary Programme further equips undergraduates through the development of research methodology skills at the Masters level, followed by the generation of original research that contributes new knowledge to a field at the Doctoral level.

Qualifications For Bursary

Mintek has a strong interest in students who intend to pursue / are currently pursuing postgraduate degrees or diplomas in the following fields:

Catalysis

Chemistry (Analytical or Geochemistry)

Extractive Metallurgy (Pyrometallurgy or Hydrometallurgy, including Bio- hydrometallurgy)

Fuel Cells

Geology (Mineralogy, Petrology, Applied Geology or Economic Geology)

Mechanical Engineering

Minerals Processing

Mining Engineering

Mining-Focused Environmental Compliance

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Physical Metallurgy

Physics

Precious Metal-Based drug Discovery

Process Control Systems or Electronics (Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering)

Requirements For Bursary

Studying towards any of the fields above with an overall average of 60% and no failed courses or subjects.

Must be a South African citizen.

Must meet the university entry requirements and be accepted at a recognised South African university as a full-time student.

A detailed outline (approx. 500 words) of your proposed research project. If you have not decided on a specific research project, give a general outline of you intended field of study.

A recommendation (approx. 500 words) from your university supervisor, including his / her assessment of your academic achievements, your capabilities as a researcher and your proposed research project.

Requirements

Curriculum vitae.

Certified copy of proof of identity (ID or passport).

Certified copies of Matric certificate and official university transcript / certificates / registration

Stefanutti Stocks: Bursary 2015

Closing Date: 31 July 2014

Location: Johannesburg

Content

We look for individuals who are achievement driven, passionate and distinctive by thinking and ready to accept new and greater challenges including working away from home and on site conditions. Our bursary programme offers financial aid for students as well as experiential learning on sites all over the country and possibly in Africa.

Field Of Study

B.Sc or B.Tech in:

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Construction Management

Quantity Surveying

Business Science

Requirements

South African citizens studying Full Time at a South African university Grade 12 results with a minimum of 70% average in HG English, Core Mathematics / HG Physical Science.

Maintenance of 65% minimum average in each academic year completed at tertiary level. (Academic results to accompany all applications).

CV as an attachment.

Certified copy of your Grade 12 results, and Full tertiary academic record

Certified copy of your ID

Letter of motivation

Letter of good standing from the university

 

Liberty: Actuarial Bursary 2015

Closing Date: 31 August 2014

Content

Bursaries are granted for full-time study of Actuarial Science at various tertiary institutions. Applicants must show the ability to innovate and share our passion for people; thus maintaining our competitive advantage. Successful applicants are expected to do a minimum amount of vacation work during the June and December holidays at Liberty Life’s Head Office in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Bursaries are reviewed after each examination based on the student’s academic performance and are renewed annually. All bursaries are granted on merit, but preference is given to black (African, Coloured and Indian) applicants

Field Of Study

BSc in Actuarial Science

Requirements

Excellent overall results including a distinction for higher grade mathematics.

A minimum of two distinctions (including mathematics) if higher grade physical science is one of the incumbent’s subjects.

A minimum of four distinctions (including mathematics) if physical science is not one of the incumbent’s subjects.

At tertiary level, students must maintain continuous excellence in academic performance in all subjects.

Good leadership qualities and participation in extramural activities such as sports, debating societies, chess clubs and various Olympiads, etc are an added advantage.

Monash South Africa Bursary 2014

Monash South Africa Bursary program 2014

Monash South Africa Bursary 2014

Monash South Africa

In 2001 an educational institution with an outstanding reputation as a global leader in education and research joined the South African higher education community. Monash South Africa is a campus of Monash University, one of Australia’s top public universities. We lead the way with pioneering research and teaching programs and our graduates, who leave Monash with internationally recognised degrees, leadership skills and civic commitment, are highly sought after the world over.

As an institution of higher learning we are committed to contributing to the consolidation of democracy, social justice, and the growth and development of the South African economy and the growth of Africa as a whole.

We are dedicated to the nurturing of scholars, who will contribute positively to society by advancing knowledge and paving a way to a better future.

Benefits
Total value of up to R60,700
  • Full tuition fee for a full-time study load (48 credit points), for the specific year of application and approval of award.
  • Exposure to the working environment – you will have first preference for Department work placements during peak periods.
Number offered
  • Varies depending on funding availability
Selection
  • Based on extreme financial hardship
  • Available to South African citizens only
Eligibility
All conditions must be met
  • Be enrolled or have received an offer to enrol as a full-time student at Monash South Africa in a Foundation Programme or an undergraduate course of study leading to a higher education award
  • Not be a recipient of any other financial support award;
  • Be studying Year 12 (NSC) or equivalent (South African citizens) or be studying in the final year of secondary school or equivalent (international); or
  • Be a current Monash South African student and have completed a minimum of one semester of study at Monash South Africa
Retention
  • You must maintain satisfactory academic progress and continue to provide supporting documentation detailing extreme financial hardship.

Murray & Roberts Bursary 2014

Murray & Roberts offers bursary for top South African achievers who desire to be part of a world class organization with a global presence.Bursary are available for students studying towards a BSc, B Eng or B Tech qualifications in the fields of Engineering (civil; mechanical; industrial; electrical and mining), Quantity Surveying and Building/Construction Management.Regrettably no first year bursary are available for 2014.Murray & Roberts is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Murray & Roberts Bursary 2014
 What does the bursary cover?

Successful applicants enter into a bursary loan agreement with Murray & Roberts.The benefits while studying full time include the following:

  • The company pays to the institution concerned, an amount of money equal to the annual registration fees, costs of tuition & examination fees.
  • The company pays for all prescribed books.
  • The company pays for university provided (residential) accommodation and food or the student may receive an equivalent monthly allowance to assist with his/her living expenses and this must be utilised to cover accommodation, food and traveling expenses.
How will my progress be monitored?

Bursaries are reviewed after each examination based on the student’s academic performance and renewed annually. All bursaries are granted on merit but preference is given to black (Africans, Coloureds and Indian) applicants.A Group Bursary Co-ordinator has been appointed to provide much needed support to our bursars. Our current graduate network is also available to the bursars for support

What happens after graduation?

After graduation, the student will be required to work one year for every year of studies paid for by the company (including any suspension period).In-Service training periods are excluded from this period. The service obligation period will commence after successful completion of studies/after graduation.

Click to expand/collapse the table Who qualifies?

To qualify for a Bursary the student must:

  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident;
  • be studying full-time towards a relevant degree and at a recognised South African university that is acceptable to Murray & Roberts;
  • able to provide proof of his/her current academic results and be in possession of a grade 12 exemption certificate with Maths and Science;
  • be accepted by the chosen university or university of technology for the specific course;
  • Students must maintain a minimum of 65% aggregate to be considered.

Click to expand/collapse the tableHow does the application/selection process work?

Phase 1 - Apply from 2nd April 2014 to the 2nd June 2014.
Phase 2 - Should you be successful in the first phase, you will be invited by email to complete an online assessment (end of June)
Phase 3 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 2, you will be invited by email to attend an assessment and practical round in Johannesburg or Cape Town (middle of July)
Phase 4 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 3, you will be invited by email to attend panel interviews in Johannesburg (beginning of August)
Phase 5 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 4, you will be invited by email to attend 2nd round interviews at the offices of the Murray & Roberts company that has shown interest in placing you (middle of August)
Phase 6 -
Offers will be made to successful candidates (Beginning of September)
* All communication will be sent via email, and some emails may be sent during the June/July holiday so please make sure that you check your emails regularly