ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFRISAM
AfriSam South Africa Pty Ltd was founded in the year 1934 and is currently the second biggest producer of cement in the country. They are a manufacturer and supplier of construction materials, such as cement; readymix; plaster; aggregate and much more. The company operates in 6 countries across Southern Africa, including South Africa, Tanzania, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland.
AfriSam is known for their high quality construction materials and have been contributing to African infrastructure development for over 80 years. The company have numerous production facilities, including aggregate quarries across the country; cement plants close to Kimberley and Lichtenburg; blending plants located in Brakpan and Swaziland; milling plant based in Roodepoort; GGBFS grinding plant located in Vanderbijlpark and readymixed concrete plants in various locations.
The companies 3 core values are People; Planet and Performance, which shows their commitment to their customers; the community and to the environment. What more, they are a BBBEE (Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment) Level 6 contributor.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
AfriSam will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:
- Electrical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Supply Chain
- Chemistry (BSc)
- Human Resources
- Other technical qualifications
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, exam fees and accommodation in residence.
Students will receive funding for the full duration of their qualification, subject to passing all courses.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo the following checks before bursaries are awarded: formal selection assessments, medical examination for cases where medical fitness is a job requirement, reference checks, criminal record check and citizenship verification.
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
- Excellent academic record
- Studying or plan on studying full time within one of the aforementioned undergraduate fields of study
- Studying or plan on studying at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
- Willing to relocate if required
- Willing to work for AfriSam if required
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the AfriSam Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivational letter (explaining why you should be awarded the bursary, your selected field of study and why you need financial assistance)
- Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “Afrisam Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
2) Hand delivered to Human Resources at any of the on-site Afrisam branches
(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 Afrisam directly:
Tel: 0860 141 141 or 011 670 5500
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