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Sasol: Bursary Opportunities 2021 / 2022

Sasol: Bursary Opportunities 2021 / 2022

Sasol Careers


Sasol: Bursary Opportunities 2021 / 2022


Sasol invites students to apply for the bursary programme for the year 2021 / 2022.


About Sasol:

 

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, and is in the top 10 biggest global mining companies.

Sasol are known for their development and commercialisation of technologies, as well as building and operating global scale facilities in order to create electricity, chemicals and fuel.

The company is listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange), as well as the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and is South Africa’s biggest corporate taxpayer. The companies main shareholders are Allan Gray Investment Counsel, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), South African Government Employees Pension Fund, Coronation Fund Managers, Investec Asset Management, among others.


About The Sasol Bursary:

 

Sasol is offering all-inclusive bursaries for full-time studies towards qualifications in any of these fields:

University Undergraduate studies:

  • Chemical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Chemistry (BSc)
  • Civil Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Computer Science (BSc)
  • Control Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Data Science (B.Com)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Geology (BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Mathematics (BSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Metallurgy (BSc)
  • Mining Engineering (BEng or BSc)
  • Operations Research (BSc)
  • Statistics (BSc)

University of Technology studies:

  • Mine Surveying (B.EngTech – new 4-year programme)

Postgraduate University studies:

  • Chemistry (MSc, MEng or PhD)
  • Chemical Engineering (MSc, MEng or PhD)
  • * For postgraduate research in the following core disciplines (which support Sasol and South Africa’s energy and circular economy transition):
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Environmental Science & Engineering
    • Sustainable Catalysis
    • Reactor Engineering
    • Process Modelling & Data Science
    • Separations

The coverage value of the Sasol bursaries depend on the level of study:

  • The Sasol Undergraduate University bursary covers: registration fees, full tuition fees, exam fees, accommodation in residence or equivalent amount for private accommodation, meals and around R12 000 per year for books and pocket money.
  • The Sasol University of Technology bursary covers: registration fees, full tuition fees, exam fees, accommodation in residence or equivalent amount for private accommodation, meals and around R12 000 per year for books and pocket money. Students will also be able to complete their practical training (P1, P2) at Sasol if applicable.
  • The Sasol Postgraduate University bursary covers: full academic costs and a monthly stipend for the full duration of your studies, to cover registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation and other study-related expenses. Bursary recipients will also have access to technical mentors for support during studies and after graduation.

Once Undergraduate University and University of Technology students have completed their qualification, they 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 programme as a Scientist-in-Training or Engineer-in-Training after graduation.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview in October 2021. Assessments will be held online via a structured panel interview and psychometric tests.
If you do not receive any feedback by the end of October 2021, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Minimum Requirements For The Sasol Bursary:

 

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):

University Undergraduate studies:

  • You must a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric or currently be in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards a Bachelors Degree (BSc or BEng) within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • You must be studying or intend at a recognised University in South Africa
  • Students currently in Matric: you must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics, 70% for Physical Science, 60% for English and passed all other subjects
  • Students currently in their 1st year: you must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics, 70% for Physical Science, 60% for English and passed all other subjects
  • Students who have completed their 1st year of study towards a Bachelors Degree (BSc or BEng): you must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for all subjects registered at University (preference will be given to students with strong academic records)
  • Science student: you must intend on studying towards an Honors degree

University of Technology studies:

  • You must a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric or currently be in Matric (or N3)
  • Students who have completed Matric or are currently in Matric: you must have achieved a minimum result of 60% (level 5) for Mathematics, Science and English
  • You must intend on studying towards a Mine Surveying Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree in 2022
  • You must be starting S1 or 1st year of study – the bursary is NOT available for students currently studying towards this degree course
  • You must intend on studying at a recognised University of Technology in South Africa

Postgraduate University studies:

  • You must a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have completed an Undergraduate qualification
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards a Postgraduate qualification (BSc Hons, BEng 4th year or Master’s degree final year) within one of the aforementioned core disciplines
  • You must know which area of chemistry or chemical engineering you would like to study and be able to discuss possible topics that support the current sustainability imperatives (it is not necessary to have a formal project proposal ready)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised University in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in your Honors or 4th year studies
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have a clear criminal record

Closing Date: 30 September 2021


How To Apply For Sasol Bursary:

 

Sasol Bursary Opportunities 2021 / 2022 Applications should be submitted online only – Click Here To Apply

 

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 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 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.


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