Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company that operates in South Africa, Mozambique, and other countries.
AN all-inclusive undergraduate bursary from Sasol is open to students in high school who have a strong interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and have high test scores.
In 2022 Sasol granted 255 bursaries to undergraduate, postgraduate, and university of technology students studying in South Africa for the 2023 academic year. Sasol bursaries are currently being used by approximately 560 students.
The bursaries are available to students who are wanting to study towards a B. Eng. or B. Sc. Eng. in a number of engineering fields or for a B. Sc. in Science and Metallurgy as well as B. Eng. Tech. in a variety of fields.
Monica Luwes , manager of the graduate centre at Sasol said, the bursary programme isn’t just about developing their own pool of talent for the future , it is about developing a STEM ecosystem that will help the nation become more competitive and create better opportunities for the youth.
The bursary covers tuition fees, accommodation, meals, pocket money and an allowance for a laptop and a calculator. It also provides comprehensive bursary support to help students to reach their academic potential and to maintain their personal well-being.
To be considered for the bursary, students need to get 60% for Mathematics, 60% for Physical Science and 60% for English. Upon the completion of studies, students may be offered an opportunity to join the Sasol Graduate Development Programme.
• Applications closes on 23 May 2023.
Sasol will be awarding various undergraduate / postgraduate bursaries in the following disciplines:
• B. Eng. Degrees (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering); and
• B. Sc. Degrees (Metallurgy, Geology, Chemistry, Data Science – Computer Science, Data Science – Mathematics, Data Science – Operations Research, Data Science – Statistics).
• B. Eng. Tech. Degree at a University of Technology (Mine Surveying and others)
If you are interested in applying for a bursary, I recommend checking Sasol’s website.