Northam Zondereinde Bursary 2022 – 2023

If you are looking to earn a qualification and grow a substantial career in the mining field, then the Northam Zonderiende Bursary may just be what you’re looking for.

Northam Zonderiende is providing the opportunity for students to apply for their external bursary program. The company is a platinum mine that supplies to consumers in the jewelry and motor-manufacturing market.

If you are looking to enter this sort of field and earn a qualification that can contribute to it, then below is a guide on how the Northam Zonderiende Bursary program works and what it will expect from you as an applicant.

Closing Date

This bursary program will close on 28 February 2022.

If you want to be considered for selection by the Northam Zondereinde mine, you will need to have your application along with their requested support documents before this date. Please be advised that if you fail to submit everything before this date, your application will not be accepted.

What Is The Northam Zonderiende Bursary Program?

This bursary program was set up by the Northam Zonderiende mine, which is a primary supplier of platinum-group-metals (PGM) in South Africa.

The mine supplies the motor and jewelry market with well over 300 000 ounces of platinum-group-metals per year. With such a large operation, the company needs a skilled workforce to maintain and improve it constantly.

That’s why they have set up this program, to not only make things easier for students to get into this sector but to take away the financial burden that comes with it.

This bursary program does require students to meet the following requirements first if they wish to apply:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens
  • Applicants must have matriculated
  • Applicants must be studying in a mining-related field or planning to do so
  • Applicants need to be studying or at least provisionally accepted with a recognized tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Applicants need an overall average score of 60% for their Mathematics score in Matric
  • Applicants in tertiary education need an overall average score of 60% for all major subjects
  • Preference will be given to applicants residing near the mine, but all students across the country are welcome to apply

Who Can Apply?

This bursary is open to students studying or who intend to study in the following mining-related fields:

  • Safety Management
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Mining Geology
  • Environmental Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining Survey
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Human Resources Management
  • Metallurgical Engineering

How To Apply

Applications for the Northam Zondereinde Bursary are fairly simple. All you need to do is submit the following documents to bursaries@norplats.co.za 

  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your matric certificate or Grade 11 final results
  • Proof of university acceptance (applies to 1st-year students)
  • Full academic record (applies to students currently in university)
  • An updated CV

There is no application form to download and fill out. All you need to do is send these documents to the email address above as an application.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns relating to this bursary, then you can contact Northam Zondereinde directly through the following means:

Contact page: https://www.northam.co.za/contacts/contact-details 

Contact form: https://www.northam.co.za/contacts/contact-form 

Good luck with your application!

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