Rossing Bursaries in Namibia 2021 – 2022

Brilliant and breakthrough ideas often start in unconventional ways – the key is to recognise their potential. That’s why we’re always on the look-out for fresh thinking that could improve the way we work and the value we deliver.

Rio Tinto Rössing Uranium realises the importance of developing Namibia’s human potential. We have bursaries available to Namibian students who wish to study or who are presently studying the following fields:

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•Mechanical / Mechatronics engineering

•Metallurgy / Chemical engineering

•Mining engineering

Rossing Bursaries Requirements

•Namibian citizenship;

•70% pass mark for school leavers in the major subjects required for their further studies;

•65% average pass mark in major subjects for students already studying at a tertiary institution; and

•Acceptance or provisional acceptance at a recognised training institution (if available).

If you meet the mentioned requirements and are interested in this opportunity, kindly submit your application letter, clearly stating your intended field of study. Please attach the following supporting documentation:

1.A completed bursary application form OR a copy of your CV with a covering letter;

2.Certified copies of Grade 12 Certificate, if applicant completed Grade 12 prior to 2015;

3.Certified copies of academic results (2014 year-end and 2015 mid-year results);

4.Certified copies of mid-year,tertiary results, if applicant is currently studying at a tertiary institution;

5.Copies of provisional/admission letters where available; and

6.Certified copy of Namibian ID, passport or birth certificate.

Rossing Bursaries application forms

Available at, the Rössing Swakopmund Corporate Office at 28 Hidipo Hamutenya Avenue; at the Windhoek Office at 360 Sam Nujoma Drive in Klein Windhoek; or at the Rössing Foundation office at Ondangwa Centre, Main Road, Ondangwa.

Rossing Bursaries Closing Date: 9 October

As per the Affirmative Action (Employment) act, Act 29 of 1998; Namibian citizens from historically disadvantaged groups, especially women and people living with disabilities will enjoy preferential treatment.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us six weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful. Applications for bursaries in fields of study other than the ones listed above will not be considered.

Rossing Bursaries Interested?

Application letters with the required documentation should be sent to: Febe Ndeutala, Advisor: Employee Wellness, Rössing Uranium Limited, Private Bag 5005, Swakopmund, Namibia.

Fax: (+264 64) 520 2462


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