Sasol Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

Sasol Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SASOL

Sasol Bursary South Africa; Sasol Limited was founded in Sasolburg, South Africa in the year 1950 and is the very first oil-from-coal company. It is an integrated chemical and energy firm, with over 30 000 employees across 33 countries.

Sasol is known for its development and commercialization of technologies, as well as for building and operating global-scale facilities to create electricity, chemicals, and fuel.

Sasol’s bursary program is known to be one of the best, with its all-inclusive package. Students who are studying full-time in the Science, Accounting, or Engineering fields are welcome to apply.

Sasol is inviting students to apply for their Bursary program, for the 2023 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate studies within Engineering, Science, and Technology fields, including the following:

Undergraduate University studies:

  • Chemical Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Chemistry (BEng / BSc)
  • Civil Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Data Science (Computer Science / Mathematics / Operations Research / Statistics)
  • Electronic Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Geology (Hons. is a requirement for Sasol)
  • Industrial Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng / BSc)
  • Metallurgy (BEng / BSc)
  • Mining Engineering (BEng / BSc)

Undergraduate University of Technology studies:

  • Mine Surveying (BEng Tech)

Postgraduate studies:

  • Applied Mathematics (MSc / MEng / PhD)
  • Chemical Engineering (Thermodynamics / Reactor Technology / Separation Technology / Process Modelling / Fluid Dynamics / Mathematical and Statistical Modelling) (MSc / MEng / PhD)
  • Chemistry (Advance analytical Chemistry in the areas of Vibrational Spectroscopy or Gas Chromatography / Environmental Science in the areas of Water, Waste or Air / Catalysis or Polymer Science) (MSc / MEng / PhD)
  • Cyber Security (MSc / MEng / PhD)
  • Statistics (MSc / MEng / PhD)

MORE ABOUT THE SASOL BURSARY PROGRAMMES – COVERAGE VALUE

Sasol Bursaries provide comprehensive cover, as well as developmental support throughout the recipient’s studies. The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses:

  • Sasol Undergraduate University bursary: registration fees, tuition fees, books & pocket money, accommodation, meal allowance, and a once-off computer and calculator allowance. Bursary recipients will also receive the following benefits: work opportunities (with a work-back obligation/ pay-back obligation), development opportunities (possible vacation work after completing the 2nd and 3rd year of study), and psycho-social support (including student discussions/workshops / EAP – Employee assistance program @ Sasol, etc).
  • Sasol University of Technology bursary: registration fees, tuition fees, exam fees, books & pocket money, accommodation, and meals. Bursary recipients will also receive practical training aspects (P1, P2 if applicable).
  • Sasol Postgraduate University bursary: monthly stipend to pay for registration fees, tuition fees, research costs, accommodation, and all other study-related expenses. Bursary recipients will also receive access to Sasol technical mentors for support during their studies.

 

MORE ABOUT THE SASOL BURSARIES – SELECTION & AFTER GRADUATION

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. Assessments will be conducted online by a structured panel interview as well as psychometric tests. Postgraduate applicants will also be assessed based on presentations on the applicant’s research proposal.

After graduation, Undergraduate University and University of Technology students will be required to work for Sasol, for the equal duration of bursary funding received.

Postgraduate students will be able to join the Sasol Graduate Development program as a Scientist-in-Training or Engineer-in-Training after graduation.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SASOL BURSARIES

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):
Sasol Undergraduate University bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards one of the degree qualifications listed above (diploma studies are NOT covered)
  • You must be registered or qualify to register at a recognized and accredited University in South Africa, for the 2023 academic year (the University of Technology and UNISA students may NOT apply)
  • Undergraduate and Honours students: you must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all courses registered for in the previous academic year
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 6 (70 to 79%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 5 (60 to 69%) for English as a First Additional language or level 5 (60 to 69%) for English Home language or level 4 (50 to 59%) for English as a Second Additional language
  • Current Undergraduate University students: you must be registered for the degree qualification for the minimum study period (i.e. 4 years for an engineering degree) and/or be able to complete your studies in the minimum period of time (students on an extended study period and those who have added a year to the minimum study period may NOT apply)
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Sasol University of Technology bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be currently in Matric/ N3 or have completed Matric/ N3
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards a Mine Surveying (BEng Tech) qualification
  • You must be entering your 1st year of study or S1 (students already studying may NOT apply)
  • You must be registered or qualify to register at a recognized and accredited the University of Technology in South Africa, for the 2023 academic year
  • Undergraduate and Honours students: you must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all courses registered for in the previous academic year
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 5 (60 to 69%) for English First Additional Language or level 5 (60 to 69%) for English Home Language or level 4 (50 to 59%) for English Second Additional language

Sasol Postgraduate University bursary:

  • You must a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have completed or be in the final year of study for one of these qualifications: Applied Mathematics (BSc), Chemical Engineering (BEng / BSc), Chemistry (BSc), Computer Engineering (BEng), Computer Science (BSc), Electronic Engineering (BEng), Statistics (BSc)
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards one of the postgraduate qualifications listed above, in 2023
  • You must be studying at a recognized and accredited University in South Africa, for the 2023 academic year (students studying outside of South Africa may NOT apply)
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in your Hons or 4th year of study
  • Undergraduate and Honours students: you must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all courses registered for in the previous academic year
  • You should know which area of chemistry or chemical engineering you would like to study and be able to discuss possible topics which would support the current sustainability imperatives (bursary recipients will engage with Sasol technical experts and academic supervisors to finalize a project proposal)
  • You must NOT have a criminal record

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SASOL BURSARY

Applications should be submitted ONLINE only, by following these steps:

NEW USERS (who have not previously registered on the Sasol Bursary website), must follow these steps to apply:
1) Register on the Sasol Bursaries platform by filling in all the required information.
2) You will receive an email to activate your account – click on “Activate Account”.
3) You will then be directed to a screen to verify your email address and create a password.
4) After verifying your email and creating a password, you will be directed to the Login page
5) Fill in your email address and password to log in.
6) Click on “South African Bursary Application” in the top left corner.
7) Click on the bursary you wish to apply for (Undergraduate or Postgraduate).
8) Fill in all the required information – do not leave any fields blank.
9) Read and accept the disclaimer (the white button should turn blue).
10) You will then receive an email response on your application – once you receive the email, you may close the application.

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Applicants who have PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED on the Sasol Bursary website, you may continue their application by Logging in

Applicants who have PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED on the Sasol Bursary website but have forgotten their password, may click on the Forgot Password – you will then receive an email to reset your password, after receiving your new password, you may continue your application from step 5 above.

Applicants who do not have internet access or access to an internet café may contact Sasol Bursary Application Helpline at 086 010 6235 for support.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Year-end results of the most recent year completed if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance or application to study at a University or University of Technology (on institutions letterhead)

 

SASOL BURSARY APPLICATION NOTES

1. Only applications submitted via the Sasol Bursary website will be accepted – email or hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.
2. Applications that are late or incomplete will NOT be accepted.
3. If you do not have access to the interest or an internet café, please contact the Sasol Bursary Application Helpline for support (086 010 6235).
4. You may log out of the application form and resume the application at a later stage, but the application must be submitted by the closing date.
5. You will not be able to edit the details that you have submitted – if you need to make changes to your application, please email the Sasol Bursary department (email address below).
6. For further details on how to apply, visit the how to apply section.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SASOL BURSARY

27 May 2022 (by close of business: 16:00).
(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 program, please contact Sasol directly:
Contact person: Berlyne Rasool
Tel: 086 010 6235
Email: berlyne.rasool@adcorpgroup.com
Contact page: https://www.sasolbursaries.com/welcome/contact-us/

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