De Beers: Bursaries Programme in South Africa
De Beers is a member of the Anglo American plc group. Established in 1888, De Beers is the world’s leading diamond company with unrivalled expertise in the exploration, mining and marketing of diamonds. Together with its joint venture partners, De Beers employs more than 20,000 people across the diamond pipeline, and is the world’s largest diamond producer, by value, with mining operations in Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa. As part of the company’s operating philosophy, the people of De Beers are committed to Living up to Diamonds by making a lasting contribution to the communities in which they live and work, and transforming natural resources into shared national wealth.
The very first diamond found in South Africa was in 1866. The De Beers Company has been around the world since 1888. De Beers mines and develops diamonds and have more than 120 years of experience in this field. They are the world’s biggest diamond reserve and also have the world’s largest diamond resources. They give life to diamonds and make the world sparkle.
Bursary Application closing date is 29 July 2016
Bursary Provider: De Beers
Bursary Location: South Africa
Field of Study :
BEng / BSc for Chemical
BEng / BSc for Mining
BEng / BSc for Electrical (Heavy Current)
BEng / BSc for Mechanical
BSc in Math
BSc in Physics
BSc in Chemistry
BSc in Metallurgy (Extractive)
BSc in Geology
BSc in Software Development
BCom in CA Stream
BCom in Accounting Major ( Previously Disadvantaged Citizens Only)
Level of Studies
- First Year
- English with at least a 60% pass
- Mathematics HG with at least a 60% pass
- Science HG with at least a 60% pass
- You need to be a South African Citizen
- A Passport size Photo ( head & shoulders)
- A valid South African ID
- You will need to produce a CV, current academic records and your matric certificate and also apply at your university for entrance.
How to Apply :
Print the forms out and fill it in and together with your other documents send them the bursaries application form using registered mail to ensure that they receive all the documents safely.
Send to: De Beers Bursaries, P.O. Box 30632, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa.
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