Glencore is one of the world’s largest diversified natural resource companies. It is also a major producer of over 90 commodities. The company’s operations include around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities. Its industrial and marketing ventures are supported by more than 90 offices in over 50 countries. It provides employment to around 155,000 people which include contractors. Glencore’s customers are industrial consumers in the automotive, steel, power generation, oil and food processing industries. The company also offers financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities.
Glencore is a proud member of the Voluntary Principals on Security and Human Rights and the International Council on Mining and Metals. It is also an active participant in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Xstrata/Glencore Women In Engineering – Undergraduate Scholarship
Glencore is focused on the value of professional skills base development and maintenance hence, the constant flow of new talent into the company’s operations is a strategic commitment to their and the individual’s future. Through this, Glencore has offered annual bursaries and scholarships in the fields of studies such as mining, mechanical, electrical, chemical and metallurgical engineering.
The scholarship program will cover registration fees, tuition fees, residence fees, meal fees, prescribed textbooks, personal allowance, laptop with a printer, paid vacation work with the company as well as all obligatory seminars and excursions expenses. The scholarship amounts to $10,000 per year, which is given directly to the recipient by Glencore in first, second, third and fourth years of Engineering study.
Glencore will also provide the scholarship beneficiary paid vacation employment for three months during the second and third year from December to February.
Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
Willing to work in Australia
Current full-time student of an Undergraduate Degree in a Queensland University
Completed one full-year of study in the chosen course