Closing Date: 30 April 2017

Who can apply?

Grade 12 learners must have achieved the following marks in:

BEng and BSc

Subjects Old curriculum
New curriculum
Maths HG A 7
Science HG B 6
English HG C 5

B Com Degrees

Subjects Old curriculum
New curriculum
Maths HG C 5
English HG C 5

Requirements

All individuals writing matric after 2007 must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid ID number.
  • A minimum of a Level 4 for English First Language or a Level 5 for English Second Language in Grade 11.
  • A minimum of a level 7 for Mathematics and a minimum of a level 6 in Physical Science in Grade 11 if you are applying for a bursary in one of the Engineering or Science fields.
  • A minimum of a level 6 in Mathematics if applying for a B com Accounting/ Business Science ( CA route) fields.
  • A minimum of a level 5 in Accounting if you are applying for B Com Accounting
  • Applications must be for full-time studies towards an academic degree at an accredited South African university.
  • All applicants invited to attend an interview must be willing to undergo psychometric testing.

All individuals writing matric before 2007 must meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of a D symbol for English First Language HG or a C symbol for English Second Language HG in Grade 12. (The majority of academic textbooks used at university are imported from overseas and are thus published in English).
  • A minimum of an A symbol for Mathematics HG and a B symbol for Physical Science HG in Grade 12 if you are applying for a bursary in one of the engineering or science fields.
  • A minimum of a C symbol for Accounting HG in Grade 12 if you are applying for B Com Accounting.
  • If you are already studying towards the degree course for which you are applying for a bursary, you must have passed all courses for which you have registered at the university for the study period already completed.
  • Applications must be for full-time studies towards an academic degree at an accredited South African university. No bursaries are awarded for studies at a university of technology or college.
  • Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid ID number.
  • All applicants invited to attend an interview must be willing to undergo psychometric testing.

Fields of study

The Sasol Bursary Programme offers bursaries on the basis of a service-binding (work back obligation after graduation) contract. . Applications may be submitted for one of the following fields of study:

Undergraduate studies:

B Eng or BSc Engineering
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Civil
  • Industrial
  • Electronic
  • Mining
  • Computer
B Sc
  • Chemistry (Masters compulsory)
  • Geology (Hons compulsory)
  • Metallurgy (Hons compulsory)
B Com
  • B Com/BSc Accounting  CA Stream (CTA, PGDA compulsory)

Postgraduate studies:

Masters and PhD bursaries in Chemistry and Engineering

University of Technology:

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

Note:

No bursaries are awarded in fields of study not listed above. Bursaries are not necessarily awarded in each field of study every year. Applicants should submit an application based on a real interest in the field and must be a South African citizen.

Note:

Any bursary awarded is subject to the condition that the candidate’s end of year results in Grade 12 (if currently in matric) or end of year results at university (if currently studying at university) do not differ substantially from the results presented during the application process.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the SASOL: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2017

Sasol reserves the right to withdraw the offer of a Sasol bursary if the candidate performs substantially weaker academically than the academic performance presented during the application process.

Candidates applying for the 2018 Undergraduate and Postgraduate bursaries must apply by 30 April 2017.