mining engineering | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Anglo Platinum Limited Bursary Scheme 2012, South Africa: Mining Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Rock Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Mine Surveying,Finance/Accountancy.

The Anglo Platinum Limited Bursary Scheme is attractive in many respects – not only does it cover all of the financial needs of bursars, but it also provides medical cover and includes a computer allowance. And most importantly, it offers the prospect of a permanent position with the world leader in platinum – Anglo Platinum Limited. Entering the world of Anglo Platinum Limited opens the door to a career path in our operations across southern Africa, and also in the bigger, global Anglo American Group.
The minimum selection requirements are Grade 12 with 60% for both Mathematics and Science. Science is not required for Finance/Accountancy applications. If you have not received correspondence relating to this application from Anglo Platinum Limited by 31 July of the year of application, you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Depending on the bursar’s chosen discipline of study and his or her academic ability, there are three possible study options open to them:
1-Tertiary study at a University – This includes components of practical training prior to, and during, tertiary study.
2-Tertiary study at a University of technology – This includes the component of experiential training as required by the university of technology for the National Diploma, National Higher Diploma or B.Tech degree.
3-Structured practical training programmes – These are supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011

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ACFR Rio Tinto Centre for Mining Automation Scholarship in Field Robotics, University of Sydney 2011, Australia

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) at the University of Sydney has established a major new Centre for Mine Automation. Rio Tinto, a global mining company, has committed $21 million of funding for an initial period of five years for this new Centre. The aim of the Centre for Mining Automation is to develop and implement the vision of a fully autonomous, remotely operated mine.

The ACFR is seeking students interested in PhD research in the area of autonomous systems, including data fusion, perception, control, learning and systems to be part of this exciting new initiative and apply for a full time scholarship sponsored by Rio Tinto.There is no closing date for this opportunity. Applications are now open year round and successful applicants are expected to commence at the start of either semester one or semester two.Applicants should have a first class Honours degree in mechanical/mechatronics engineering, mining engineering, electrical engineering, aeronautical/aerospace engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or a related discipline or extensive appropriate professional experience.The scholarship is valued at $27,651 per annum (tax exempt). The scholarship will be supplemented by access to overseas travel grants and other allowances.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 December 2011

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