Rio Tinto Bursary Opportunities 2022

About our Bursary Program :

Richards Bay Minerals is committed to develop and expand South Africa’s skills base. We provide bursary opportunities to South Africans to acquire qualifications and skills to develop a career in Core – Mining or Non-core disciplines.

If you are a high calibre scholar / student looking for a bursary opportunity, we can offer you 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:

Engineering (Chemical/Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical/Computer)
Actuarial Science
Finance & Business: (Accounting, Auditing, Banking, Insurance, Commerce, Supply Chain)
Computer Science / Information Technology
Biochemistry and Microbiology
Mechatronics Engineering
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Humanities: Education/Law /Human Resource Management

Eligibility Requirements :

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):

South African citizen
Matric Term Results with Maths and/Science for Engineering Disciplines
Matric Term results with minimum Level 5 pass per subject for Other Disciplines
Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
Currently in your Matric OR 1st 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 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
Motivation letter for chosen field of study
Proof of financial need (parent/guardian payslip or affidavit)

How to apply: