Author Topic: Gold Fields University Bursary Scheme for Bachelor’s Degree Programme, South Africa  (Read 376 times)


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Each year, Gold Fields Limited Group is funding a limited numbers of university BSc bursary scheme at South African University in South Africa. South African applicants are eligible for applying this BSc bursary. Applicants must be in first year of undergraduate study or second and subsequent years of undergraduate study. Bursary covers University registration and tuition fees, living-out allowance, personal allowance, and computer allowance. Applications should be submitted by 30 June.

Study Subject(s): Bursary is provided to study BSc Mining Engineering, BSc Mechanical Engineering, BSc Electrical Engineering, BSc Metallurgical Engineering, BSc Geology Honours and BSc Chemical Engineering Finance.

Course Level: Bursary is available for pursuing Bachelors-BSc degree level.

Scholarship Provider: Gold Fields Limited Group

Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: Candidates must be:

- South African citizens and under or turning the age of 21 during their first year of study (applicants for first year of undergraduate study) and under or turning (or have been under the age of, or turned) the age of 23 during their second year of study (applicants for second and subsequent years of undergraduate study)

- studying or intending to study full-time towards a degree at a recognized South African university that is acceptable to GFL

- able to provide proof of their academic results for grade 11 and progress in grade 12 or alternatively be in possession of a grade 12 exemption certificate with acceptable symbols or tertiary results

- intending to study for a bachelor’s degree full-time commencing in the year after the application is made

- accepted by the university for the degree course as recorded on the bursary application form

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of South Africa can apply for this BSc bursary.

Scholarship Description: A limited number of bursaries are awarded each year to selected candidates to study for a bachelor’s degree at a South African university. The intention of the scheme is to provide the Gold Fields Limited Group with high-caliber graduates who wish to make their career in one of its companies.

Number of award(s): A limited number of bursaries are awarded each year.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The value of the bursary is reviewed on an annual basis and is at the discretion of GFL. It normally covers (but does not exceed) the cost of the following:

(1) University registration and tuition fees (which differ across universities).

(2) A living-out allowance, which is paid to the Bursar in two equal installments in February and August. This allowance contributes towards the cost of residence fees or private/other accommodation. As there are different cost scales at the various university residences, the allowance will not necessarily equate with fees levied by the university attended by the Bursar.

(3) A personal allowance, which is paid to the Bursar in two equal installments in February and August. This allowance contributes towards the cost of books, related study material and pocket money.

(4) Bursars can apply for a computer allowance from their second year onwards. If approved by GFL it will be on a once-off basis and the Bursar will be required to enter into a separate agreement reflecting terms and conditions in respect thereto.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: If students not receive a positive response in this regard within 4 weeks, please accept that you application has not been successful.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30 June, each year.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application