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AEL Mining Services Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – AEL MINING SERVICES

AEL Mining Services are one of the top producers, developers and suppliers of blasting services, initiating systems and commercial explosives for construction, mining and quarrying within Africa and Indonesia. The company is also Africa’s biggest supplier of initiating systems and explosives technology.

AEL was established in 1896, is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a member of the AECI Group in South Africa. The company has 17 businesses, 34 sites and 58 plants in over 20 countries across the world. Their offices and production facilities are located in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mali, DRC, Egypt, South America, South East Asia and Europe.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

AEL Mining Services are awarding bursaries to students pursuing their studies towards various engineering and chemical related qualifications, specifically within the following fields of study:

  • Mining Engineering (National Diploma)
  • Mining Engineering (Bachelor of Technology)

 

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 OR a South African permanent resident
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full-time towards a Mining Engineering qualification
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Completed your first year of tertiary studies
  • Obtained a minimum overall average of 60% in first year/ first semester of tertiary studies

 

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 certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration at a recognised tertiary institution
  • Motivational/ covering letter

 

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: Richard.lange@aeci.co.za
(Insert the words “AEL Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should AEL Mining Services require any further information from you, they will be in contact.
CLOSING DATE

31 October annually.
(Applications for 2019 will reopen in September 2018.)
(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 AEL Mining Services directly:
Contact Person: Richard Lange (Skills Development Manager)
Tel: 011 606 0000
Email: Richard.lange@aeci.co.za