2021 Rio Tinto Bursary Opportunities – Richards Bay Minerals

Rio Tinto is a mining and metals company operating in 36 countries around the world. As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress. Richards Bay Minerals is committed to supporting the development of South Africa’s skills base. We provide bursary opportunities to help people gain qualifications and skills to develop a career in mining or other disciplines. If you are a successful Matric Year 1 scholar/student looking for a bursary opportunity, we offer 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:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering

Eligibility Requirements :

Applicants must satisfy all of the following 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
  • Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Currently in your Matric,1at year of study
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • Being student and 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 may 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