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AECI Limited Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – AECI LIMITED

AECI Limited is a South African chemicals group, founded in 1924 as African Explosives and Industries (AE&I). The company was formed as the result of a merger between 2 companies – Nobel Industries and De Beers Consolidated Diamond Mines. The company was then renamed to African Explosives and Chemical Industries (AECI) in 1944.

The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South African and is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange. The major manufacturing sites are situated in Sasolburg, Durban (specialising in chemicals) and Johannesburg (specialising in mining solutions and specialty chemicals).

AECI’s main purpose is to provide the South African diamond and gold mines with detonators and blasting explosives. The AECI Group has companies operating in the following market segments: Specialty chemicals, Specialty fibres, Mining solutions and Real Estate.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SERVICE CONTRACT

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Agriculture
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy

Once graduated, students will be exposed to the field of specialty chemicals and explosives.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen,
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Good academic record

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the eligibility requirements should apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record/ transcript, if currently at tertiary level
  • Proof of acceptance into tertiary institution
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary

 

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: bursaries@aeci.co.za
(Insert the words “AECI Limited Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE

31 August annually.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact AECI Limited directly:
Contact Person: Dominique Grassi
Tel: 011 806 8712
Email: Dominique.Grassi@aeci.co.za / bursaries@aeci.co.za