Barberton Mines Bursary 2022: Financial Aid for Mining Engineering/Mine Surveying Students

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About Barberton Mines
Barberton Mines is a historical mining site with activities that have been in existence for more than 100 years. These operations include the Fairview, Consort, and Sheba Mines, which are all located on the Barberton Mines property. These flagship mines are long-lived, high-grade operations that produce around 80 000oz of gold per year while maintaining a stellar safety track record.

According to the already known Mineral Resources, the Barberton Mines have a mining life of around twenty years. In June 2020, the team at Barberton Gold Mines reached the milestone of 3 million shifts without a death for the first time.

About the Barberton Mines Bursary 2022
Barberton Mines is offering financial assistance for bright-minded South African students who are pursuing Mining Engineering (BSc) or Mine Surveying (BSc). The Barberton Mines Bursary is an all-inclusive programme that welcomes people of all different backgrounds.

As an awardee, you will be provided with the necessary support to chase after your academic qualification. If you display exemplary academic scores and valuable qualities as a student, you are more than encouraged to give this opportunity a shot.

Awardees of the bursary will be entitled to funding that will cover expenses like registration costs, tuition expenses, prescribed study materials, a laptop (only available for 1st year students, accommodation costs, and monthly allowance.

Please be kindly informed that bursars will be required to attend to vacation work as well as a 2-year internship programme.

Eligibility Criteria
If you’re certain of joining the Barberton Mines Bursary, feel free to sign up! If you are still unsure whether you’d make a good fit, don’t worry. All you have to do is check the requirements below and re-check your qualifications with the selection committee’s standards. If you’d like to stand a chance of acceptance, make sure you fulfill all of the criteria that are mentioned. Failure to do so might not get you automatically disqualified, but it could reduce your chances of acceptance.

The Barberton Mines Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially be recognised as a South African citizen
  • Currently living within the Ehlanzeni District Municipality
  • Has a letter of acceptance/legitimate proof of registration that’s relevant to the course that you are attending in the South African tertiary institution
  • Does not have any past criminal track record
  • Has been accepted as a full-time student into an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Candidates will be assessed based on academic talents, medical fitness examination, and the fulfillment of all the above requirements.

Application Instructions
Download Bursary Application Form: Barberton Mines Bursary 2022.

Please download and fill out the application form with your most relevant responses by typing them into the appropriate areas. All of the personal information you submit should be accurate and correspond to your actual circumstances.

Additionally, you will need to provide the documents below:

  • Proof of admission/acceptance letter from a tertiary institution – certified
  • Certified ID Copy
  • Application form completed and signed
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months – certified
  • Certified Matric/Grade 12 results or recent academic records.

All these documents should be included in your application dossier. Incomplete applications will automatically be disqualified.

The information you provide will be reviewed by the whole selection committee, which will include you. As a result, you should double-check to ensure that there is no fictitious information. If there is any evidence that applicants are giving false information, they may be placed in a hazardous position.

By submitting your applications, you are granting permission to the selection committee to use your personal information for the purpose of registering you for the event.

Candidates are required to submit their applications via the methods below:
Postal Carriage: The HRD Manager, Training Centre, Barberton Mines (Pty) LTD for the attention of Ms Gail Makhanya, P.O. Box 121, Barberton, 1300

Hand Delivery: Fairview Mine Training Centre, Off-Kaapmuiden Road, Barberton, 1300

Closing Date
Applications for the Barberton Mines Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 28 January 2022.

It is possible to guarantee that your application is protected as soon as possible by registering as soon as feasible. However, this does not guarantee immediate success and is just designed to give you with a stable position during the recruitment process.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted by the selection committee. Candidates that submit their applications after the deadline will not be considered. All submissions submitted after the deadline, regardless of their substance, will be discarded without further consideration.

Barberton Mines has the right to offer or refuse employment to anybody at any time in its sole and absolute discretion. The decisions of the choosing committee are final and binding on all parties engaged in the process.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the Barberton Mines Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask anything about the bursary programme! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Number: +27 13 712 8500



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