Sasol Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The bursary is for students who are studying within one of the following fields:

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES:
Engineering (B Eng/ BSc):

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

Science (B Sc):

  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Metallurgy

Commerce (B Com):

  • Accounting CA Stream (CTA, PGDA compulsory)

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY STUDIES:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mine Surveying
  • Process Instrumentation

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES:

  • Chemical Engineering (Masters/ PhD)
  • Chemistry (Masters/ PhD)

 

Please Note: bursaries will NOT be awarded in any other fields than those listed above.
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION PROCESS

The bursary will cover the following expenses (for undergraduate students): full registration fees, full tuition fees, full exam fees, meal and accommodation allowance, as well as an allowance of +- R12 000 per year towards prescribed books and living expenses.

Postgraduate students will receive an allowance of R10 000 per month to use towards study expenses – this will span over the course of 24 months for Masters students and 36 months for PhD students.
Bursary recipients are required to work back the bursary award on completion of their studies (this is mandatory).

Once students have graduated, they may be employed via the Graduate Development Programme in the Sasol Group.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview at Sasol and take part in psychometric testing. Notification will be issued before 31 May 2018, either via written correspondence or telephonically.

The interview process will be conducted during June-July holidays. This includes psychometric testing and a structured panel interview.

The final outcome will be communicated by 31 August 2018. Please do not send any correspondence to Sasol prior to this date.
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
  • In possession of a valid South African ID document
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full time towards one of the aforementioned qualifications
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised University in South Africa
  • Current tertiary students must have passed all modules/ subjects for which they registered at University for the prior period of study

Engineering students:

  • Achieved at least a Level 4 for English FL OR a Level 5 for English SL in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 6 for Mathematics in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 6 for Physical Science in Grade 11

Science students:

  • Achieved at least a Level 4 for English FL OR a Level 5 for English SL in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 6 for Mathematics in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 6 for Physical Science in Grade 11

Accounting students:

  • Achieved at least a Level 4 for English FL OR a Level 5 for English SL in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 5 for Mathematics in Grade 11
  • Achieved at least a Level 5 for Accounting in Grade 11

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must register online via the Sasol website
You will first need to Register an account here:click here
You will then be promoted to answer a few questions regarding your field and level of study.
Once you have registered, you can then Login here: click here
and fill in an online application.

If you are having trouble applying, find more information on how to apply here: http://www.sasolbursaries.com/how-do-i-apply
If you do not have access to the internet or an internet cafe, you can contact the Sasol Bursary Application Helpline (086 010 6235)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your online application profile (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Latest academic results/ record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy of)

 

CLOSING DATE

30 April 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Sasol directly:
Sasol Bursaries
Tel: 086 010 6235
Email: Berlyner@quest.co.za

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