How to Apply for the Glencore SA Bursary 2025

Are you an aspiring student looking to further your education in fields like Engineering, Accounting, or Environmental Science? The Glencore Bursary Programme for 2025 offers an excellent opportunity for students in South Africa to receive financial assistance and support in their academic journey. This bursary not only covers various educational expenses but also provides practical work experience, making it a comprehensive package for future professionals.

About the Glencore Bursary Programme – Fields Covered

Glencore South Africa (Alloys Division) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme for the 2025 academic year. The bursaries will be awarded for studies in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Mining Engineering
  • Geology
  • Human Resource Development
  • Metallurgical Engineering

More About the Glencore Bursary Programme – Expenses Covered & Obligations

The Glencore Bursary covers various expenses, including:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Prescribed textbooks
  • Residence fees
  • Meals
  • A monthly cash allowance for incidental expenses
  • Financial assistance for purchasing a personal computer (from the second year of study, if prescribed by the University)

Bursary recipients will be required to participate in paid vacation work for a minimum of 6 weeks per year and “work back” the bursary funding, equal to one year for every year of study funded.

Eligibility Requirements for the Glencore Bursary

To be eligible for the Glencore Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or intending to study towards a qualification in one of the listed fields
  • Studying or intending to study at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 6 symbol in the most recent studies
  • Not receiving any other bursary funding

How to Apply for the Glencore Bursary

Applications must be submitted online at: Glencore Bursary Application 2025.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcripts, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/acceptance/provisional acceptance (on institution’s letterhead)

Closing Date for the Glencore Bursary

The closing date for applications is 24 June 2024. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted, so please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

About Glencore

Glencore, originally founded by billionaire Marc Rich in 1974 as Marc Rich + Co AG, has grown into one of the world’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies. Renowned for its production and marketing of over 90 commodities, Glencore serves a vast customer base across various industries, including steel, oil, automotive, power generation, and food processing.

With a workforce exceeding 150,000 employees and contractors spread across 90 offices in more than 50 countries, Glencore’s operations are extensive. The company manages 150 metallurgical and mining sites, agricultural facilities, and oil production assets, reflecting its significant impact on the global resource sector.

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