June 12, 2011

Gold Fields University Bursary Scheme for Bachelor Degree Programmes in Engineering Courses

University Bursary Scheme

Course(s) Offered: Engineering, related
Course Level: Undergraduate (BSc)
Provider: Gold Fields Limited group
Country to Study in: South Africa

Scholarship Description
The Gold Fields Limited group is happy to announce its Bursaries for South African citizens to study for a Bachelor degree in any South African university for the 2011/2012 academic session.

Bursaries for the current academic year will only be awarded in approved courses, including Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geology.

A limited number of bursaries are awarded each year to selected candidates to study for a bachelor’s degree at a South African university. The intention of the scheme is to provide the Gold Fields Limited Group with high-calibre graduates who wish to make their career in one of its companies.

Eligibility
Applicants must be South African citizens.

Only the under-listed courses are eligible for these bursaries:
Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geology.

Applicants must satisfy university requirements for entry into the approved courses they are interested in pursuing.

Eligible groups
Citizens of South Africa

Participating Institutions
Any South African university

Fields of study
In terms of the projected manpower requirements, bursaries will only currently be considered for the following degrees:
  • BSc Mining Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Metallurgical Engineering
  • BSc Geology Honours *
  • BSc Chemical Engineering
Number of awards
A limited number of bursaries are awarded each year

Sponsorship duration
Award will cover the duration of studies

Scholarship benefits
Specific bursary values will be made available from the company to successful applicants

Method of Application
To apply, you must be eligible. You must also submit all required documents as listed on the official scholarship website. It is important to read this 2011/2012 Bursary Scheme Guidelines(PDF), and also visit the official bursary website via the link that has been provided below for complete information on how to apply for this bursary scheme.

DEADLINES:
All applications must be submitted on or before 30th June, 2011

PLEASE NOTE:
Gold Fields Limited is a South African gold mining firm, one of the world’s largest, which is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Glencor Limited. The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. It owns and operates mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru.

Application Deadline: 30 June 2011
Open to International Students: No

Further Scholarship Information and Application(homepage)

Related: Scholarships in South Africa for International Students

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