Anglo American Platinum Bursary South Africa 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM

Anglo American Platinum Limited, founded in 1995, is the biggest primary producer of platinum across the globe, producing almost 40% of the supply each year. The South African based company operates mainly in Johannesburg, with most of its operations occurring within the Bushveld Igneous Complex where a range of mineral commodities are found.

The company produces 3 ranges of products, namely precious metals (ie. gold), base metals (ie. chrome; copper; cobalt sulphate; sodium sulphate and nickel), and Platinum Group Metals (ie. platinum; rhodium; palladium; ruthenium; iridium and osmium).
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Anglo Platinum Limited Bursary will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • ANY field of study (only applicable to the Platinum Scholarship)
  • Engineering
  • Chemistry (Applied or Analytical)
  • Geology
  • Metallurgy (Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering)
  • Mining
  • Rock Engineering

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION PROCESS

The following expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: registration fees, tuition fees, meals, accommodation, prescribed textbook allowance, a laptop or laptop allowance and a monthly stipend. Students may also receive the opportunity to take part in vacation work.

Once students have graduated, they must take up permanent employment at Anglo American. The service period will be equal to the duration of bursary funding received.
 

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
  • Pass the medical fitness examinations
  • Platinum Scholarship: currently in Matric or have completed Matric, ANY field of study, pass all subjects currently registered (if currently at tertiary level), be within a from 50km radius from our operations
  • Engineering students: must complete Matric in 2020 with a minimum result of 60% for English, Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Chemistry students: must complete the 3rd year of study in 2020 in an Applied or Analytical Chemistry degree, must pass all modules and be entering the 4th year of study in 2021
  • Geology students: must complete the 3rd year of study in 2020 in a Geology degree and must pass all modules
  • Metallurgy students: must complete the 3rd year of study in 2020 in a Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering degree and must pass all modules
  • Mining students: must complete the 3rd year of study in 2020 in a Mining Engineering degree, must pass all modules and be entering the 4th year of study in 2021
  • Rock Engineering students: must complete the 3rd year of study in 2020 in a Mining Engineering or Geology degree and must pass all modules

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: https://www.angloamerican.com/careers/job-opportunities/apply

Platinum Scholarship: https://bit.ly/36Xdh4r (Ref Id: REF1168M)
Engineering: https://bit.ly/3cuFn8d (Ref Id: REF1176U)
Chemistry: https://bit.ly/2XZ9Gz0 (Ref Id: REF1195X)
Geology: https://bit.ly/3eHfrYz (Ref Id: REF1244M)
Metallurgy: https://bit.ly/3gHqxPn (Ref Id: REF1209S)
Mining: https://bit.ly/3eTXAht (Ref Id: REF1242H)
Rock Engineering: https://bit.ly/2ZYnPyK (Ref Id: REF1230P)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Platinum Scholarship students: Matric certificate if completed Matric OR Matric latest results if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Platinum Scholarship students: Proof of residence from Chief within 50km radius from Anglo American Platinum operations (stamped document)
  • Engineering students: Grade 11 final results AND Matric latest results (certified copies)
  • Chemistry, Geology, Metallurgy, Mining and Rock Engineering students: Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Chemistry, Geology, Metallurgy, Mining and Rock Engineering students: Latest tertiary academic record AND 2019 year results (certified copy)
  • Full Curriculum Vitae

CLOSING DATE

14 July 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 Anglo American Platinum directly:
Department: Human Resources
Tel: 014 596 0190 / 014 596 0184
Email: bursaries@angloplat.com

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