AfriSam Bursary 2019 – 2020

AfriSam’s Aggregate and Readymix Operations division in the Cape Region is inviting qualified full-time students to apply for bursary opportunities in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

The bursary programme will provide financial assistance to students who are registered for studies at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa.

About AfriSam

AfriSam South Africa was founded in 1934 as Anglo Alpha Cement Ltd, changing the name to Alpha Ltd in 1996 and later to Holcim South Africa Ltd in 2004 and became one of the largest suppliers of construction materials in the southern African region. It has also operations in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. The company specializes in Cement, Readymix, Aggregate and Premix production. It exports construction products to Botswana, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Rwanda and Burundi.

In addition to this, AfriSam also offers value added services such as cement services, concrete pumping and concrete laser flooring as well as technical services including technical assistance, product development, CPE training, Civil Engineering promotion and industry board consultation.

AfriSam is a Level 6 Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) contributor and have provided employment and opportunities to around 2000 employees and 1000 contractors. The company’s value encompasses People through integrity and respect actions, Planet by responsible approach to protect and conserve the environment and Performance by providing quality products and services. AfriSam is a major shareholder of Tanga Cement PLC, which is listed as its brand name Simba Cement on the Tanzanian Stock Exchange.


AfriSam Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • Minimum academic record of 60% average in matric
  • Good behavioral standards
  • Proven financial needs
  • Preference will be given to historically disadvantaged South African candidates and women


How to Apply and Application Details

Register an online profile at

Accompany your application with the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Matric records


Closing Date

Usually, there is no specific deadline for this bursary. It depends on the projected need within the company. Interested individuals should need to check their website for the current open bursaries if it is available right now and than look for its opening and closing date.


Contact Details

Address: Cnr 14th Ave & Hendrik Potgieter Rd Roodepoort, Gauteng
Tel: 0860 141 141 / (011) 670 5500
Fax: (011) 670 5793
Email: [email protected]

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