The deadline for applications for an all-inclusive bursary from Sasol to study Engineering, Science and Accounting in 2019 is fast approaching. Top Mathematics and Science learners in Grade 12 – as well as post-graduate Engineering, Science and Accounting students – have until 30 April to file their applications.
Sasol, regarded as the employer of choice in Africa’s chemical & pharmaceuticals sector, is looking for learners who want to study towards a B Eng or BSc Eng in various engineering disciplines, BSc in Chemistry and Accounting (CA route), or learners interested in studying Instrumentation, Mining Survey and Mechanical or Electrical Engineering at a University of Technology. Applicants need to obtain 70% for Maths, 70% for Science and 60% for English to be considered.
Known to be one of the most comprehensive bursaries in South Africa, the bursary for undergrads includes:
- 100% of university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees
- Accommodation subsidy
- Food money
- R12 000 for books and pocket money
Postgraduate students receive a monthly allowance of R10 000 for up to 24 months while they complete a Master’s Degree and up to 36 months for a PhD. Sasol bursary recipients have the opportunity to do paid vacation work during the holidays and to be part of the company’s Graduate Development Programme once they complete their studies.
“Our bursary programme is our investment in South Africa’s future, with an emphasis on helping people from disadvantaged backgrounds to access tertiary education and on building the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills we need to grow our country’s economy,” said Monica Luwes, Manager of Graduate Centre at Sasol Corporate Bursary Services. “Our bursars are not only given access to tertiary education but also the opportunity to start and succeed in their careers.”