The Sasol bursary is a complete bursary scheme which covers 100% of the university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees, the average rate for accommodation costs, three meals per day allowance, and an amount of around R12 000,00 per year for book and personal allowance. Upon graduation, bursary holders may be offered employment within the Sasol Group through the company’s Graduate Development Programme.
There are three types of Sasol bursary program for South Africans namely Under Graduate, Post Graduate and University of Technology bursaries.
Undergraduate bursaries are awarded are for full-time studies for a Bachelors Degree (BSc or BEng) at a South African University. Bursaries are only awarded in the following fields:
Engineering – which includes Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electronic, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical and Mining engineering courses.
Science – which includes Honours degree for Chemistry, Geology and Metallurgy
Commerce – which includes CA Route Accounting
University of Technology
University of Technology bursaries are granted to those who wish to study for a National Diploma or Bachelor of Technology degree at Universities of Technology across South Africa. It is only available for S1 level of study.
Postgraduate Bursaries are awarded for full-time University studies in Science and Engineering at Masters or PhD Degree level. This bursary is only offered for engineering and science fields. Research project proposal, as well as a summary of their proposed project, are required to apply for the postgraduate bursary.
Sasol was established in 1950 and is an international integrated chemicals and energy company with 30 300 people working in 33 countries. Sasol produces a variety of essential products such as liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. The company is listed on the JSE in South Africa and on the New York Stock Exchange in the United States.
Sasol Bursaries Requirements and Eligibility
For Under Graduate:
Grade 12 with level 7 for Mathematics, level 6 for Science and level 5 for English for BEng and BSc applicants. Grade 12 with level 5 for Math and English for B Com applicants.
South African citizenship with a valid ID number
Full-time students for an academic degree at an accredited South African university.
For applicants writing matric after 2007:
Minimum of a Level 4 for English First Language or a Level 5 for English Second Language in Grade 11
Minimum of a level 7 for Mathematics and a minimum of a level 6 in Physical Science in Grade 11 for Engineering or Science fields applicants
Minimum of a level 6 in Mathematics for a B com Accounting/ Business Science fields applicants
Minimum of a level 5 in Accounting for B Com Accounting applicants
For applicants writing matric before 2007:
Minimum of a D symbol for English First Language HG or a C symbol for English Second Language HG in Grade 12
Minimum of an A symbol for Mathematics HG and a B symbol for Physical Science HG in Grade 12 for engineering or science fields applicants
Minimum of a C symbol for Accounting HG in Grade 12 for B Com Accounting applicants
Passed all courses for applicants that are already studying a degree course at the university
For University of Technology:
Applicants who are in Grade 12/N3 Maths, Physical Science and English
Minimum level 5 for Maths, Science and English
South African citizens
For Post Graduate:
Students of engineering/science fields at Masters or PhD Degree level