Bursary Programme at Rio Tinto

By on September 5, 2017
At Rio Tinto you can explore and develop your personal and professional potential within one of the most dynamic and diverse companies in the world. Rio Tinto operates over ten sites across Africa, with operations as far afield as South Africa, Madagascar and Namibia; employing a diverse workforce.

Richards Bay Minerals is a mineral sands producer extracting titanium-iron ore ilmenite as well as rutile and zircon. Successfully operating for over forty years, RBM offers a scenic coastal lifestyle with great career opportunities through development, challenges and advanced technology. With a strong focus on the safety and wellbeing of our people, this dynamic environment offers a long-lasting career.

The company is offering full bursaries to students who are interested in pursuing full-time studies in the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering /Metallurgy
  • Engineering (Civil / Electrical / Mechanical /Mining)
  • Geology
  • Chemist
  • Medicine
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Teaching
  • Architecture
  • Town Planning
  • Land Surveying
  • Instrumentation / Electronics technologist


  • South African citizen
  • Matric with Level 6 Maths and Science , English Level 5
  • RBM will only consider students who can provide proof of provisional admission at the institution of their choice for their preferred field of study.

How to apply

Closing date is 16 September 2017. Click here to apply online


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