Glencore Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

Established in 1974 as “Marc Rich + Co AG” with the aim of marketing ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as crude oil and minerals. Later, in 2013 Glencore Xstrata plc was formed by a merger between Xstrata and Glencore. Then in May 2014, the company name was changed to “Glencore plc”.

Today, Glencore plc is one of the greatest companies in the world in terms of natural resource companies, producing and trading more than 90 commodities.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

The bursary programme was implemented as a way for Glencore to try keep the flow of strong academic talent into the organisation, and thereby ensure the continuity of the company.
 

The bursary will be awarded to students who intend on studying within one of the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Financial Management

 

The bursary will cover the following expense: registration fees, tuition costs, meals, accommodation, prescribed textbooks and a monthly allowance.
Students will also be able to partake in paid vacation work, where they will gain invaluable working experience. On completion of studies, you will be required to work at Glencore for the equal duration of the bursary award.
 

Applicants will be chosen based on academic result and thereafter, an interview.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Matric/ Grade 12 students:

  • Must have a minimum “C” symbol in English
  • Must have a minimum “C” symbol in Science
  • Must have a minimum “C” symbol in Mathematics

First/ second year tertiary students:

  • Must have a 100% pass rate in all subjects

Engineering students:

  • Must have a minimum “6” rate in Mathematics (70% to 79%)
  • Must have a minimum “6” rate in Science (70% to 79%)
  • Must have a minimum “5” rate in English (60% to 69%)

Finance students:

  • Must have a minimum “5” rate in Accounting (60% to 69%)
  • Must have a minimum “5” rate in Mathematics (60% to 69%)
  • Must have a minimum “5” rate in English (60% to 69%)

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the requirements, send an email to the Glencore HR Department at: bursary@glencore.co.za
Attach a copy of your complete CV and latest academic results to the email.
Mark the email “Bursary Application” in the email subject line
 

CLOSING DATE

5 May annually
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Glencore
Email: bursary@glencore.co.za

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