Province of KwaZulu-Natal
Rio Tinto is a mining and metals company operating in 36 countries around the world. As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.
Certified as a Top Employer for four consecutive years,
Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is a world leader in heavy mineral sands extraction and refining and is South Africa’s largest mineral sands producer. RBM mines the vast mineral rich sands of the northern KwaZulu-Natal province and produces predominantly ilmenite, rutile and zircon – materials used in everything from paint to smart phones to sunscreen.
RBM has been a major contributor to the communities of KwaZulu-Natal for more than 40 years. We have been pioneering award-winning,
progressive dune rehabilitation and have been learning and sharing lessons with the global scientific community for almost as long.
At Rio Tinto and RBM you can explore and develop your personal and professional potential within a dynamic and diverse company.
About our Bursary Program:
Richards Bay Minerals is committed to supporting the development of South Africa’s skills base. We provide bursary opportunities to help people gain qualifications and skills to develop a career in mining or other disciplines.
If you are a successful Matric Year 1 scholar/student looking for a bursary opportunity, we offer one of the widest and most exciting range of opportunities available.
So, if you think you’ve got what it takes to join a global leader in the mining and metals sector, apply today for an exciting tomorrow.
Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
§ Industrial Engineering
§ Chemical Engineering
§ Mechanical Engineering
§ Computer Science
§ Computer Engineering
§ Biochemistry and Microbiology
§ Electrical Engineering
§ Mechatronics Engineering
Eligibility Requirements :
Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
§ South African citizen
§ Matric Term Results with Maths and/Science
§ Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
§ Currently in your Matric,1at year of study
§ Studying at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
§ In financial need
§ Passionate about your field of study
We encourage students with a disability to apply
You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disregarded):
§ ID document (certified copy)
§ Matric Term Results (certified copy)
§ Matric certificate (certified copy)
§ Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
§ Proof of registration at a tertiary institution
H How to apply:
§ Visit www.riotinto.com
§ Search Careers
§ Click on the role
§ Apply Now