Deadline: July 31, 2015 | Views: 72

Type: Fully Funded
Location: South Africa

Mintek is offering undergraduate and postgraduate bursary programme for South African students. Mintek’s Undergraduate Bursary Programme ensures a steady supply of trained and highly skilled technical people for Mintek to meet a major portion of company’s operational, research and development manpower needs, and also to provide appropriately-skilled graduates to the broader South African minerals and metallurgy sector, as per Mintek’s Mission Statement. The closing date for undergraduate applications is 31 July 2015. There is no closing date to submit applications to Mintek’s Postgraduate Bursary Programme (for Masters Studies and above).

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 Doctorate level. Bursaries cover the full payment of registration, tuition and residence fees, plus an allowance with a commitment to work at Mintek on a month-for-month basis. Bursars are also given the opportunity to work closely with experts in their field of interest as well as in other disciplines.

Scholarship 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 and Physics.

Eligibility:

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.

Cost:

The Mintek bursary covers the full payment of registration, tuition and residence fees, plus an allowance with a commitment to work at Mintek on a year-for-year basis. On completion of studies, bursars undergo intensive training is aimed at developing them into exceptional engineers/scientists. The scholarship is awarded for the length of the prescribed course provided that the bursar passes the registered subjects and still complies with the Mintek bursary contract. Mintek bursars are obliged to undertake vacation work at Mintek at the end of their first, second, and third undergraduate years for approximately 8 weeks.

Application:

Completed application forms with supporting documentation must be submitted to Mintek’s Academic Liaison Officer via post, electronically or fax.

Via post: Mintek Bursary Office, Private Bag X3015, Randburg 2125
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 011 709 4465

Application form for Undergraduate Bursaries

Application Form for Postgraduate Bursaries

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Type: Fully FundedLocation: South Africa Mintek is offering undergraduate and postgraduate bursary programme for South African students. Mintek’s Undergraduate Bursary Programme ensures a steady supply of trained and highly skilled technical people for Mintek to meet a major portion of company’s operational, research and development manpower needs, and also to...
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