ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFROX
African Oxygen Limited, known as “Afrox” was founded in 1927 and is the leader in industrial gases and welding products in sub-Saharan Africa. The company operates in 10 African countries (including South Africa), as well as manages the operations of 5 other countries for The Linde Group, who are the parent company of Afrox.
The company is one of the top providers to mining, heavy industry, construction, manufacturing and automotive sectors. They manufacture gases and other products on 41 sites across southern Africa, including 16 on-sites and 31 units.
The JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) listed company provides services within the food processing, agriculture, healthcare and hospitality markets. Afrox currently has over 3000 staff members and was listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) in 1963.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
Afrox is looking to assist students studying within the engineering faculty. The bursary applicant must have good academic results and limited financial resources. The bursary recipient must have completed (and excelled) in their first year of study in one of the following fields:
- Chemical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
The bursary will cover: tuition fees, textbooks, accommodation in residence and food. The bursary is valid for one year only and renewal is subject to academic results and vacation work (during June/July and December/January holidays).
As a company that employs high calibre staff, we want to attract people who can contribute towards our drive to make Afrox a world-class company. Afrox, a Linde Group company, manages a bursary scheme. Bursary recruitment is in line with the company’s needs.
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
- Completed Matric
- Studying full time in one of the aforementioned fields of study
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: http://careers.afrox.co.za/?s=bursary_new
Before you can apply, you will need to Register an account here: http://careers.afrox.co.za/?s=applicant_new
Thereafter, you can Login and proceed with your application here: http://careers.afrox.co.za/?s=login
You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation when applying online (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- South African ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Latest University academic results (certified copy of)
31 July annually.
(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 Afrox directly: