Sasol Bursary Application South Africa 2205


Sasol Bursary Application 2024/2025 – this articles details guidelines you must follow to apply for Sasol Bursary 2024 before the closing date.


Sasol is an international business that has its footprint in over 20 countries in the world. It is in the space of energy and chemicals operation. Graduates who join the company will get the opportunity to work chemicals, energy the development of synthetic fuels from gas.

The company prides itself in its stride and achievements in creating a diversified and inclusive work environment which has proven to contribute positively to the livelihood of its employees


You must undertake a Bachelor Engineering or Bachelor Scince in one of the following:

  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Electronic Engineering,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering and
  • Mining Engineering

Or a Bachelor Science in one of the following:

  • Chemistry,
  • Geology and
  • Metallurgy

Please Note that a Honours degree is compulsory when pursuing all the Science fields

Sasol bursary is made available with the aim of addressing the problem of the scarcity of talent in South Africa and globally.  The Sasol programmes for South African youth are essential talent lever to enable us to meet our strategic and transformation talent objectives.

The Sasol Bursary programme consists of a comprehensive package that covers both financial and developmental support throughout your study period. Sasol bursaries are awarded on a full-time basis for university students. These bursaries are for engineering studies.


Applicants must meet the following minimum Requirements:

Engineering :  Mathematics 70%, Physical Science 70% English 60% and must have obtained a pass in all other subjects

Science: Mathematics 70%, Physical Science 70% English 60% and must have obtained a pass in all other subjects


1. Sasol Undergraduate Bursaries

These buraries are for applicants wishing to pursue Bachelor degrees in Engineering or Science, this level includes honours degrees in our context.

The South African Undergraduate Programme aims to attract exceptional young talent to the organization. If you have what it takes to become part of this exciting team, the Sasol Bursary programme is ready to change your life!Bursaries awarded are for full-time studies for a Bachelors Degree (BSc or Bachelor Engineering) at a South African University and are offered to only South African Citizens.

2. Sasol University of Technology Bursaries

These ones are targeting applicants wishing to pursue diplomas or B Eng. Tech degrees at a University of Technology.

The Sasol University of Technology Bursary Programme boasts an all-inclusive bursary package, that offers more than just funding. This unique programme offers University of Technology bursars to complete their academic requirements (S1 – S4) at a University of Technology and practical training aspects (P1,P2 if applicable) – which takes place at Sasol.

These bursaries are awarded only for studies in the following Engineering study fields.

Engineering: Process Instrumentation, Electrical Engineering, Mine Surveying and Mechanical Engineering.

3. Sasol Postgraduate Bursaries

For candidates either who are completing or have completed degrees, wishing to pursue a Master’s or Doctorate study in Science or Engineering.

Sasol postgraduate bursaries are awarded for full-time university studies in Science and Engineering, at Master’s or Ph.D Degree level in the following fields only:

Chemistry (Master’s, and PhD levels only)
Chemical Engineering (Master’s and PhD levels only)
Please note that Sasol does not offer postgraduate bursaries in non-engineering/science study disciplines. Students should formulate a research project proposal and include a summary of their proposed project to the application. Projects which incorporate a multi-disciplinary approach are encouraged.NB. Students interested in a Honours Degree or 4th year studies should apply under South African Undergraduate studies, with the relevant year of study.

4. Sasol Foundation Bursary Programme

The Sasol Foundation offers all-inclusive bursaries to talented individuals who are planning to study full-time towards an undergraduate or postgraduate Degree or Diploma to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and non-STEM careers. The bursary will be extended to students wishing to study towards health and social sciences professions, amongst others.

5. Sasol Graduate Development Programme

The Sasol Graduate Development Programme is a corporate initiative that ensures that all graduates in the different disciplines conform to a high level of uniform standards in terms of orientation, training, development and exposure to the business processes. This programme is exclusively for our Engineer/Scientist in Training candidates. Sasol offers graduates an intensive 36 month long development programme that is rated one of the best in South Africa.Sasol Vacation Work

Sasol provides students the opportunity to obtain practical work experience related to their field of study, as required by the tertiary institution in order to complete the applicable degree. These opportunities are for vacation work that takes place from December to January each year.

About Sasol YES Programme

The YES programme is a business-led collaboration with government. YES seeks to reduce youth unemployment across private and public sectors. The aim is to enable more youth to develop new skills and gain meaningful workplace experience, which will in turn significantly improve their chances of finding long-term employment.

At Sasol, more than 400 previously unemployed youth have been provided with an opportunity to gain work experience through the Sasol YES programme.


Applications are done online via Sasol Bursary Application 2024

What Is The Closing Date For Sasol Bursary Applications?

Closing Date: 21 August 2024

You are free to browse through more bursaris arranged according to study fields offered in South Africa