Lonmin Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE BURSAR
Established in May 1909 in the United Kingdom as Lonrho plc (London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company Limited), today known as “Lonmin plc” and operating in South Africa. Lonmin is a British company that produces platinum group metals.

ABOUT THE BURSARY
The bursary scheme was initiated to try assist students in attaining mining/ mining-related qualifications at university level, and thereby increasing skills within the mining sector. Chosen applicants will be required to work for Lonmin after graduation, for an amount of time equal to that of the bursary awarded.
The bursary award will cover the following study related expenses: tuition fees, accommodation, prescribed books, meals, monthly allowance, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and a personal computer within the second year of studies.

Students will also receive tutoring assistance and be able to partake in an 8 weeks vacation work each year.
The bursary is aimed at students who intend on studying in one of the following fields of study:

Analytical Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Geology
Industrial Engineering
Instrumentation
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgy
Mine Survey
Mining Engineering

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must meet the following minimal qualifying criteria before applying:

South African citizen
Completed Matric or currently in Matric
Passed Mathematics in Matric
Passed Science in Matric
Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% (C-average) for past years of study
Studying (or intend on studying) within one of the aforementioned fields of study
Studying (or intend on studying) at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa

CONTACT
For any bursary related queries, please contact
Petronel de Jager
Tel: 014 571 5700

Documents to be Email: bursaries@lonmin.com

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