Anglo American Bursaries

Anglo American Bursaries

Anglo American bursaries are offered comprehensively for tertiary studies and practical routes towards all the careers listed below

  • Mining Engineer
  • Rock Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mine Geologist
  • Mine Surveyor
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Ventilation Specialist
  • Finance and Information
  • Metallurgist/ Chemical Engineer
As an Anglo American bursary student, our primary focus is to ensure that you succeed at university. Our Bursary Programme covers the necessary costs which allow our bursars to focus on their academics. In addition, support pertaining to student life is offered and the company is in a position to assist bursars with technical expertise to support them with university assignments. Our bursary team make regular contact with them and provide them with the necessary mentoring and coaching to equip them to cope with the pressures at university.
Tertiary Option
A Grade 12 academic level with a minimum of 60% achieved for Pure Mathematics, Physical Science and English is required for applicants to be considered for a bursary in Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical /Metallurgical Engineering, Geology, Rock Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Mine Surveying and Finance and Information. (Physical Science is not required for Finance and Information).
Exposure Programme
Before bursars attend University/University of Technology as a school leaver/ matriculant, they will get the opportunity to thoroughly investigate and confirm their chosen career choice, before embarking on full-time studies, by working for up to a year under professional practitioners. During this time they will receive practical experience in the work environment, exposure to tertiary study and a generous training allowance. Anglo American Platinum believes that the Exposure Year is a valuable year for its bursars and therefore compulsory for all disciplines except for Finance and Information students.
Practical Training Route
This is a structured practical training programme available only for Ventilation Engineering and Mine Surveying, supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses leading to an industry recognised certificate and a substantive appointment with the company. Trainees receive an allowance while training. A Grade12 academic level with a minimum of 50% achieved for Pure Mathematics and Physical Science and English is required for applicants to be considered for a bursary in Ventilation Engineering and Mine Surveying.

Anglo American Bursary

All applications must be received via our online application process: By registering, you will be able to complete your application for this bursary. The number of bursaries awarded each year is dependent on the business need. Anglo American is a mining company, hence the majority of our bursaries awarded are in the following fields:
Any Engineering Discipline within the Mining sector
Extractive Metallurgy
Risk Management (Safety)
Sustainability & environmental studies
Occupational Health
Land or Quantity Surveying

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