Fermel Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – FERMEL

Fermel (Pty) Ltd, established in 1963 and formerly known as Impala Engineering Works, is a prominent player in the mining equipment industry. With over 54 years of experience, this privately-owned company has made significant strides as an innovator and manufacturer of underground mining equipment, particularly in “hard-rock” and “flameproof” mining operations. Fermel’s core mission is to deliver integrated solutions to its clients by manufacturing and supplying a wide range of trackless underground mining machinery.

Fermel’s headquarters are located in the industrial areas of Wadeville and Alberton, Gauteng, with an aftermarket distribution center also in the province. Additionally, the company has regional offices in Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.

ABOUT THE FERMEL BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Fermel (Pty) Ltd is offering bursaries for the academic year to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who aspire to build careers in the mining industry. The bursary program supports studies in the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering

Through this initiative, Fermel aims to help deserving students achieve their educational goals and foster the next generation of professionals in the underground mining equipment sector.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FERMEL BURSARY

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the bursary:

  • Be a South African citizen.
  • Come from a previously disadvantaged background.
  • Be enrolled full-time in a degree program in one of the specified fields of study.
  • Be entering the final year of study.
  • Have a strong academic record.
  • Demonstrate an interest in the underground mining equipment industry.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FERMEL BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online via the Fermel Bursary Application portal.

Submit the following supporting documents along with your completed application form (note that missing documents may lead to disqualification):

  • Certified copy of your ID document.
  • Certified copy of your full academic record.
  • University fees statement on the institution’s letterhead.
  • Motivational letter explaining your chosen field of study and your reasons for pursuing it.
  • Certified copies of your parents’ or guardians’ ID documents.
  • Proof of income for parents or guardians (latest payslips, employment letters if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of SASSA grant if applicable, or death certificate if deceased).
  • Motivational letter stating why you deserve the bursary (refer to tips on writing a compelling motivational letter).

CLOSING DATE FOR THE FERMEL BURSARY

The deadline for applications is 23 February. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered, so ensure you apply before the closing date.


By following this guide, eligible students can take advantage of the Fermel Bursary to advance their studies and careers in the mining industry.


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