Evander Gold Mining Bursary 2024

20:50 Missile 0 Comments


The Evander Gold Mining Bursary 2024 represents a significant opportunity in the ever changing domain of education and professional advancement. Recognizing the vital role financial support plays in moulding the aspirations of promising individuals, Evander Gold Mining is pleased to introduce the Evander Gold Mining Bursary 2024. This esteemed program aims to empower driven students dedicated to fields essential to the mining industry, aligning with our commitment to nurturing excellence and fostering growth within the sector.

The Evander Gold Mining Bursary 2024 Extends its Support to Students Enrolled in Undergraduate Studies Within the Following Fields:

The Evander Gold Mining Bursary Programme offers a valuable opportunity for students pursuing specific fields of study to receive financial assistance for their education.

1. Chemical Engineering: Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies physical sciences (chemistry and physics) and life sciences (biology, microbiology, and biochemistry) together with mathematics and economics to produce, transform, transport, and properly use chemicals, materials, and energy. In the context of gold mining, chemical engineers play crucial roles in various processes such as ore extraction, refining, and environmental management.

2. Extraction Metallurgy/Metallurgical Engineering: This field focuses on the extraction, refining, and processing of metals from their ores. Metallurgical engineers work on developing and improving processes for extracting metals like gold from ores efficiently and economically. They are involved in designing and optimizing processes such as crushing, grinding, flotation, cyanidation, and smelting, which are fundamental to the gold mining industry.

3. Mechanical Engineering: Mechanical engineering is a broad discipline that involves the design, analysis, testing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. In the context of gold mining, mechanical engineers are essential for designing and maintaining machinery and equipment used in various stages of the mining process, from drilling and blasting to material handling and processing. They ensure that mining operations run smoothly and efficiently by overseeing the performance and reliability of mechanical systems.

By covering these specific fields, the Evander Gold Mining Bursary Programme aims to support students who are pursuing careers directly relevant to the gold mining industry. These fields play critical roles in ensuring the efficient and sustainable extraction of gold, making them essential for the success and advancement of the mining sector. Through financial assistance and support, the programme contributes to the development of skilled professionals who can contribute to the continued growth and innovation of the industry.

What the Bursary Covers:

- Tuition Fees: The bursary contributes towards tuition fees, enabling students to focus on their studies without financial constraints.

- Accommodation and Living Expenses: A stipend is provided to assist students with accommodation and living expenses, ensuring a conducive learning environment.

-Textbooks: This refers to the educational materials required for the courses or subjects the student is enrolled in. The bursary covering textbooks means that the funding provided will be used to purchase these necessary educational resources, ensuring that the student has access to the materials they need to succeed academically.

-Monthly Allowance: This is a stipend or financial support provided on a monthly basis to cover living expenses and other miscellaneous costs associated with attending school. The monthly allowance is meant to help students afford necessities such as food, housing, transportation, and personal expenses. By including a monthly allowance in the bursary, the funding acknowledges that attending school often requires additional financial support beyond just covering tuition and textbooks. It helps alleviate financial stress for students, allowing them to focus more on their studies without worrying excessively about meeting basic needs.

Eligibility Requirements:

Prospective applicants must ensure they meet the essential prerequisites outlined below prior to initiating their application process. It is imperative to note that failing to fulfill any of these requirements will result in the exclusion of your application from consideration:

1. Citizenship: Only individuals holding South African citizenship are eligible to apply.

2. Residence:  Applicants must be residing within the geographical boundaries of the Govan Mbeki Municipality, located in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

3. Matriculation Completion: Successful completion of Matric or its equivalent is mandatory for all applicants.

4. Pursuit of Qualification in Designated Fields: Candidates must either be currently enrolled or have intentions to pursue studies in one of the specified fields listed in the application criteria.

5. Year of Study: Eligibility extends to students commencing their first to final year of study in the calendar year 2024.

6. Tertiary Education Institution : It is essential that applicants are enrolled or planning to enroll in a recognized and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa.

7. Demonstration of Academic Proficiency: Prospective candidates must showcase a demonstrable track record of academic excellence or exhibit strong potential in their academic pursuits.

It is crucial for applicants to meticulously assess their eligibility against these stipulated criteria before proceeding with their application submission to ensure their candidacy remains viable for consideration.


How to Apply:

Prospective applicants who fulfill the outlined requirements are invited to initiate their application process by furnishing clear duplicates of the specified documentation. It is imperative to note that the submission of these documents is obligatory; failure to include any item may render the application ineligible for consideration. The required documents include a cover letter, a certified copy of their ID document, a certified copy of proof of address, the most recent academic transcripts, and an updated Curriculum Vitae. Importantly, there is no formal application form to be completed for this bursary application. Candidates are solely required to provide the aforementioned list of documents to be considered for the bursary.

Applications should be sent via email to bonani.mzinyathi@emines.co.za, with the subject line of the email containing the phrase "Evander Gold Bursary 2024" to ensure proper identification and processing of the application.

Closing Date:

Applications must be submitted before 24th March 2024 to be considered; any submissions after this date will not be accepted. It is imperative for prospective applicants to adhere to the deadline and ensure that all required documents are submitted punctually.

The Evander Gold Mining Bursary 2024 represents a commitment to nurturing talent and driving innovation in the mining industry. By providing financial support to deserving students pursuing studies in key disciplines, Evander Gold Mining aims to empower future leaders and contribute to the sustainable development of the mining sector. Through this bursary program, Evander Gold Mining reaffirms its dedication to investing in the education and advancement of South Africa's youth, shaping a brighter and more prosperous future for generations to come.

Contact Details

To inquire about this bursary program, please reach out directly to Evander Gold Mining, the bursary provider, using the following contact details:

Contact Person: Bonani Mzinyathi

Telephone: 017 620 1609

Subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

You Might Also Like