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Applications now open for Sasol's prestigious bursary programme for 2021

Posted in Education by Admin on 11 February, 2020 at 12:01 p.m.

JOHANNESBURG - Are you a high-achieving, highly motivated learner in Grade 12 with plans to study towards an engineering or science degree in the 2021 academic year? If so, you’re invited to apply for an all-inclusive bursary from Sasol, the employer of choice in the chemical and energy sector (as voted for by graduates in the SAGEA employer of choice survey).

The bursary is open to learners who are planning to study towards a B Eng or BSc Eng in various engineering disciplines or for a BSc in Chemistry, Geology or Metallurgy. To be considered for a bursary within these disciplines you will need to get 70% for Mathematics and Physical Science and 60% for English. If you’re interested in studying a B Eng Tech/ National Diploma in Engineering, you will need to get 60% for Mathematics, 60% for Physical science and 60% for English. 

The bursary covers tuition fees, accommodation, meals, textbooks, pocket money and an allowance for study tools such as a laptop and a calculator. It also provides comprehensive bursar support to help you to reach your academic potential and to maintain your personal wellbeing.

Upon completion of your studies, you may be offered an opportunity to join the Sasol Graduate Development Programme.   

“With the scarcity of talent in South Africa, it is essential for Sasol to invest in tomorrow’s talent to sustain our growth.” said Monica Luwes, Manager of the Graduate Centre at Sasol. “We want to give talented young South Africans interested in STEM an opportunity to harness their potential. We aim to help them to excel, not just in their studies, but in their careers.”

Applications are currently open for the 2021 academic year and will close on 30 April 2020. Visit to apply and for more information on the opportunities on offer.

Editor: Anchen Coetzee / Africa InTouch News
Submitted by: Itumeleng Morule



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