ABOUT THE COMPANY – PALABORA MINING
We (sagist.co.za team) are pleased to inform you about Palabora Mining Bursary South Africa 2022-2023/read full details.
Palabora Mining Company Limited, established in 1956, is a publicly traded mining company which operates underground and open-pit mines. PMC’s mines produce copper and byproducts, including precious metals from sulfuric acid; nickel sulfate; anode slimes; vermiculite and magnetite. In fact, their open cast mine is the widest man-made hole in Africa, at nearly 2 000 meters in width.
Over and above the companies mining efforts, Palabora maintains subsidiaries in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States for marketing vermiculite.
The JSE listed company is headquartered in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa and is the countries sole producer of refined copper. 57% of the companies stock is owned by the Rio Tinto Group (international mining conglomerates); while 17% is owned by Anglo American PLC and the remaining 26% is a public float.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED &
Palabora bursaries will be awarded to students within the following undergraduate fields of study:
- Communication Studies
- Human Resource Management
- Mechanical Engineering
- Supply Chain Management
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT, RENEWABILITY & SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation, meals and a textbook allowance.
Students will be required to undertake vacation work (for 6 to 8 weeks) during university holidays, and on completion of their studies, may be placed on Palabora Copper’s Graduate Development Programme depending on terms and conditions.
Bursaries are awarded for 1 year at a time, and can be renewed each year based on satisfactory academic progress.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback by 15 December 2020, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview and undergo psychometric testing.
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
- Between 16 and 35 years old
- Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
- Good academic record (bursary will be awarded on academic merit only)
- Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying or intend on studying at a recognized University or University of Technology in South Africa
- NOT in receipt of any other sponsorship/ bursaries
- Currently unemployed
- Clear criminal record
- Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://www.palabora.com/training_opportunities.asp
(Reference number: LIM000013)
You will be required to Register an account before you can Login and apply.
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)
- Matric June results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
- Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
- Full academic record if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Proof of acceptance at University or University of Technology
- Proof of residence
30 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 Palabora Mining directly:
Contact person: Zani Kutumela
Tel: 015 780 2911