As South Africa continues to cultivate a skilled workforce, educational opportunities such as bursaries play a crucial role in supporting students’ academic and career aspirations. Glencore, a global leader in the mining industry, is offering Glencore Bursaries for 2025, providing a significant opportunity for students in various fields of study to receive financial support and valuable work experience.

Glencore Bursaries Overview

  • Position: Bursary Opportunities for 2025
  • Company: Glencore
  • Location: South Africa (Limpopo Province, North West Province)
  • Closing Date: 24 June 2024

About Glencore

Glencore is a major global diversified mining group, listed on the London and Swiss Stock Exchanges with its headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. The company holds a significant position in seven major international commodity markets: copper, coking coal, thermal coal, ferrochrome, nickel, and zinc, with additional exposure to platinum group metals, gold, cobalt, lead, and silver.

Glencore Bursaries Details

Glencore South Africa (Alloys Division) invites students who have achieved an aggregate of level 6 or higher to apply for Glencore Bursaries in a range of disciplines. These bursaries aim to alleviate financial burdens and provide a pathway to a successful career in various fields.

Fields of Learning

Glencore Bursaries are available in the following fields of study:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Safety Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Accounting
  • Data Engineering
  • Data Analysis
  • Civil Engineering
  • Human Resource Development

Bursary Benefits

Successful applicants for Glencore Bursaries will receive comprehensive support, including:

  • Registration and Tuition Fees: Full coverage of registration and tuition fees.
  • Residence Fees: Including accommodation and meals.
  • Prescribed Textbooks: Provision of necessary textbooks.
  • Monthly Cash Allowance: A stipend for incidental expenses.
  • Personal Computer: Financial assistance for purchasing a personal computer from the second year of study if prescribed by the university.
  • Paid Vacation Work: Compulsory six weeks of paid vacation work each year.
  • Work-Back Period: A compulsory work-back period of one year for each year of study funded by the bursary.

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Eligibility Criteria

Glencore Bursaries are open to:

  • Grade 12 students who meet the academic criteria.
  • First and second-year South African university students.

How to Apply

Applications for Glencore Bursaries must be submitted online at: Glencore Bursary Application 2025

Required Documents

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documents along with your online application for Glencore Bursaries:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcripts, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/acceptance/provisional acceptance (on institution’s letterhead)

Selection Process

Selection for Glencore Bursaries is based on academic performance and a recruitment process conducted by the Glencore Alloy’s Bursary Committee. Note that these industry bursaries cannot be held simultaneously with any other significant industry bursary.

Glencore Bursaries are instrumental in shaping the future of South Africa’s youth, providing them with the financial means and practical experience needed to excel in their chosen fields. Glencore’s commitment to education and skill development highlights the importance of investing in the next generation of professionals, ensuring a sustainable and prosperous future for all.

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