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Kumba Iron Ore: Bursary Programme 2021

Kumba Iron Ore invites suitable applicants for Bursary programme for 2021.

Location: Northern Cape
Closing Date: 31st March 2021

Kumba Iron Ore was founded in November 2006, operating primarily in South Africa with mining operations in the Northern Cape and Limpopo provinces and port operations in Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape province. The company is a leading supplier of high-quality iron ore to the global steel industry. Kumba is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE).

Fields of study

The Kumba Iron Ore bursary is for students entering their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-year of study towards acquiring a Diploma, BTech qualification, or Degree in the following fields of study:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Geotechnical Engineering or Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Minerals Surveying
  • Occupational Hygiene

Bursary Coverage

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Prescribed textbooks

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of South Africa
  • Must have already completed Matric
  • Must be currently studying or intends to study towards a Diploma, BTech qualification, or Degree in one of the fields of study mentioned above
  • Must enter their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-year of study
  • Must be currently accepted or registered to study at one of the South African Universities
  • Must have achieved at least 65% as their overall average
  • Must have the willingness and ability to complete vacation work during the holidays in the Northern Cape
  • Must have the willingness to obtain a Driver’s Licence during the course of the bursary
  • Preference will go to students from the Northern Cape province and the communities in the mining area

How to apply

Applications may register and apply online at https://careerwise.co.za/bursaries/online-application/

Applicants must also submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with their accomplished application form:

  • A certified copy of an ID document
  • A certified copy of the Matric certificate for applicants who have already completed Matric
  • A certified copy of the most recent Matric results for applicants currently in Matric
  • Complete tertiary academic record for applicants currently at tertiary level printed on the school’s letterhead
  • Proof of University provisional acceptance or registration printed on the university’s letterhead
  • Proof of residence for applicants who live in the Northern Cape province
  • A certified copy of a Driver’s Licence

Enquiries

Email: charmaine.naidoo@kioltd.com or Tel #: +27 12 683 7000 or Address: Centurion Gate, 124 Akkerboom Street, Centurion 0175