The learners selected for the ArcelorMittal engineering programmes are chosen from school level. Interviews take place during the April school holiday annually. Bursaries are awarded to full-time university students.
Learners selected must have successfully undergone all of the selection processes and have passed grade 12 with results that meet or are higher than the university requirements.
These learners will attend a traditional university of their choice providing that the University is approved by ArcelorMittal South Africa for the discipline of study.
ArcelorMittal South Africa offers engineering bursaries in the following engineering
Upon completion of studies ArcelorMittal South Africa has an exciting career opportunity for graduates to acquire work experience and apply theoretical knowledge in any of our world class manufacturing industry through our candidate engineer programme.
Frequently asked questions:
What does the bursary cover?
- Tuition fees (differs per university).
Accommodation including meals.
A cash amount for books.
A scientific calculator.
A personal computer.
Candidates currently in Grade 12 who have obtained at least 70% (Depending on the university requirements) in Grade 11 for both Mathematics and Physical Science. An aggregate of at least 60% is also required for the rest of Grade 12 with the minuimum symbols as above.
Will I have support?
Mentors are allocated to all successful bursars.
Technician Association (ETA) is a forum of young professionals who were previously ArcelorMittal bursars and have obtained their formal qualification. Members of this group of engineers and technicians from different engineering disciplines are available to assits bursars.
The Young Professionals Forum forum creates a vehicle for technical and business related information sharing, to promote the different technical
disciplines and to offer general assistance with regard to work related problems.
How will my progress be monitored?
ArcelorMittal South Africa is not only concerned about results but also about the well-being and personal development of the bursars . Regular university visits are conducted twice a year to:
Check on the general well-being of the bursar.
Evaluate progress of each bursar per semester.
Decide whether a bursary for the following semester/year should be re-instated, cancelled or suspended
Receive results from university per semester.
Discuss academic progression.
Bursars who are in their second and third academic years will be required to do six weeks practical training (vacation work) at the end of the year as prescribed by the universities.
Are you currently a BEng student?
BEng students can apply to firstname.lastname@example.org for a bursary in any of the above-mentioned engineering disciplines. Your email must clearly indicate that itis a bursary application on the subject line and must be accompanied by a short CV and academic transcript . Should you application be successful ArcelorMittal will invite you for an interview.
What happens upon completion of my studies?
When bursars have completed their studies, they are appointed into the Candidate Engineer programme which is an additional 24 month training programme followed in order for the Candidate Engineers to register themselves as professional engineers once their training is complete.
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