GOLD FIELDS bursary application 2017 – 2018

GOLD FIELDS bursary application 2017 – 2018

There are a limited number of Gold Fields bursaries made available yearly to students aiming for a bachelor’s degree and to work within the engineering and mining sectors.  Gold Fields wishes to also employ these candidates and thus they aim to assist talented students in these fields.  Their bursaries usually cover Registration and Tuition fees at a South African University, two payments yearly towards living costs as well as two payments yearly towards book fees and related fees.  In addition, selected student can apply once-off for a computer allowance but only in their second-year studies with specific terms and conditions.  There are also study possibilities for Technikon.

GOLD FIELDS BURSARIES AVAILABLE

The company has the following fields of study available for successful candidates for University and all are BSc courses:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Geology Honors
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

The company also has the following fields of study available for successful candidates for Technikon study:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy and Light Current)
  • Extraction Metallurgy
  • Environmental Management
  • Mine Survey
  • Finance

GOLD FIELDS BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

Students must provide the following documentation to qualify for a bursary:

  • Students must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must have a need for financial aid.
  • Students who are currently studying at a South African University full-time or intends on doing so towards a degree in one of the fields of study above.
  • You must be able to provide their Grade 11 & Grade 12 results or progress of Grade 12 if still in Grade 12.
  • Students must, at least, have a level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science or higher.
  • Candidates must have an acceptance letter or proof of acceptance by the University for the mentioned Degree in the field of study as implied on the application form.
  • Students who intend to study full-time from the year following their application may apply.
  • Applicants studying first-year and turning 21 in that year or students in their second year turning no older than 23 in the fields mentioned above may also apply.

Upon acceptance of the bursary students agree to work for Gold Fields or any of its nominee’s for the same period as the bursary term.  Therefore, if the student received a 3-year study bursary the student is obligated to a 3-year service contract.

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