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Kumba Iron Ore: Bursary Programme 2021

Kumba Iron Ore: Bursary Programme 2021

Kumba Iron Ore Careers

Kumba Iron Ore: Bursary Programme 2021

Kumba Iron Ore are inviting students within the Engineering/ Science sector to apply for bursaries. Students entering their first, second or third year of study, towards a Degree; Diploma or BTech qualification in the following fields may apply for the Kumba Iron Ore bursary:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Geology/ Geotechnical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minerals Surveying
  • Mining Engineering
  • Occupational Hygiene


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying or intend on studying towards a Degree, Diploma or BTech qualification within one of the aforementioned fields
  • Must be entering the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • Must be registered or accepted to study at a University in South Africa
  • Must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • Must be willing and able to complete vacation work in the Northern Cape, during university holidays
  • Must be willing to acquire a Driver’s Licence (Code B: Light vehicle) during the course of the bursary
  • Preference will be given to students from the Northern Cape province, local to the mining area communities

The bursary will cover all study related expenses, including the following:, tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and the opportunity to undertake paid vacation work. The bursary contract duration will be dependent on students current year of study.

Students will be required to partake in paid vacation work, in the Northern Cape, during the holidays. After graduation, bursary recipients may be able to join the company’s graduate programme (depending on available placement and students performance).

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback, consider your application unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will then be required to take part in assessments and interviews.

Closing Date: 31 March 2021

How To Apply:

Click Here To Apply Online For Kumba Iron Ore: Bursary Programme 2021

About Kumba Iron Ore:

South African iron-ore mining company, Kumba Iron Ore, is the biggest iron-ore producer in Africa and the fourth biggest across the globe. The company is a successor of Kumba Resources and was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2001.

Kumba Iron Ore conducts its mining operations via open pit (open cast) methods. The iron ore products are then sold domestically to AMSA, as well as internationally to various countries including Japan, China, South Korea, Middle East and parts of Europe.

The company is a member of the Anglo American plc group, in fact Anglo American is a 69.7% shareholder, while minorities hold 17.4% and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) holds 12.9% of shares.

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