Astron Energy Bursary

Astron Energy, one of the top two suppliers of Petroleum Products in South Africa, has a network of around 850 Caltex branded service stations in the country.

The company owns and operates one of the biggest crude oil refineries in Cape Town, where petrol, diesel, jet fuel, LPG, bitumen gas and other speciality products are produced daily, with a capacity of 100,000 barrels a day. In Durban, Astron Energy has a Lubricants Manufacturing Plant is one of the top blending and base oil storage facilities.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Astron Energy bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Production Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Operation Management
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Commerce
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Communications
  • Media Studies
  • Human Resources Management
  • Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health & Safety

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

The bursary programme is administered by Career Wise, who are responsible for accepting, scanning and shortlisting candidates. Shortlisted students must attend a panel interview assessment and final selection will be made by Astron Energy.

The bursary will provide coverage for the following study related expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and meals.

Students may also have the opportunity to take part in in-service training and placement in the graduate development program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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 towards a full-time undergraduate qualification within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • In your penultimate (year before final year) OR final year of study
  • Studying at a recognised public University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Strong academic record
  • Students with disability are encouraged to apply

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: https://careerwise.co.za/application/registrations/
(You will need to register an account and then login to complete your application. The promo code to be used is: Astron Energy 2020)

2) By submitting copies of the below documents via email or fax:
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 086 609 7183
You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation – if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile, if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration at a public University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Full academic record (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae

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