Applications are now open for international chemicals and energy company Sasol’s all-inclusive bursary. The bursary programme is aimed at those top Mathematics and Science Grade 12 learners who want to study courses in engineering, science and accounting at approved South African universities and universities of technology in 2019.

Rated by South African Graduate Employers Association as the employer of choice in Africa’s chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, Sasol offers one of the most comprehensive bursaries in Southern Africa, which covers the following for undergraduate studies:

  • Registration fees;
  • 100% of the university tuition fees;
  • Exam fees;
  • Accommodation;
  • Food; and
  • R12 000 for books and pocket money

The bursary also caters for postgraduate studies. Postgraduate students receive a monthly allowance of R10 000 for up to 24 months while they complete their Master’s and up to 36 months for those doing studying towards their PhDs.

Furthermore, Sasol bursars also have the opportunity to do paid vacation work during the holidays and also to be part of the company’s Graduate Development Programme after graduating.

“With our bursary, we aim to put ambitious young South Africans on track for great careers in STEM-related fields,” says said Monica Luwes, Manager of the Graduate Centre at Sasol Corporate Bursary Services. “Students who receive our bursaries do not need to worry about their tertiary education costs—they can focus on achieving outstanding results. In addition to financial support, we give them career support as well as life guidance to help them succeed.”

Sasol is looking for top performing 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.

To apply:

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