Application Deadline: 23 September 2021
The scarcity of talent in South Africa and globally make it essential for Sasol to ensure continuous availability of skills to sustain our growth. The Sasol programmes for South African youth are a critical talent lever to enable us to meet our strategic and transformation talent objectives.
Sasol has established a reputation in the market as an employer of choice and has been voted Employer of Choice in the Chemicals and Energy sector, by graduates on the SAGEA employer survey for five consecutive years.
The Sasol Bursary programme comprises a comprehensive package that covers both financial as well as developmental support throughout the study period. Bursaries awarded are for full-time university studies in engineering and science. Upon successful completion of the study period, students may be employed within the Sasol Group through our Graduate Development Programme. The Sasol Bursary Programme comprises:
- Undergraduate Bursaries – For candidates wishing to pursue bachelor’s degrees in engineering or Science, this level includes honours degrees in our context.
- University of Technology Bursaries – For candidates wishing to pursue diplomas or B. Eng. Tech. degrees at a University of Technology.
- 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.
The Sasol bursary is a comprehensive bursary which includes the following:
- 100% of the prescribed university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees.
- An amount equal to the average rate for accommodation in a single room at a university residence at the university at which the Sasol bursar is studying. This rate is determined by Sasol in conjunction with the university.
- An amount for meals based on three meals per day, as determined by the university.
- An amount of approximately R12 000,00 per annum, towards book and pocket money
- Prescribed tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees are paid directly to the university.
- Students will be required to pay for any repeat subjects.
- Fees for accommodation are paid directly to the university if the student is staying in university-administered accommodation
- In cases where the student elects to stay in non-university administered accommodation, monies in lieu of accommodation and meals will be paid directly to the individual. In such instances, the amounts will be limited to that prescribed in point 2 above.
- Book and pocket money will be paid directly to the individual.
- Payments in respect of the above are made twice a year.
- The first payment is made at the beginning of the first semester, and the second payment is made at the beginning of the second semester.
- Full details of the payment process and the requirements which must be met are communicated to successful applicants once a bursary has been awarded.
- Successful applicants will be bound contractually to work at Sasol after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary.
- Applications should be submitted online only.
- Applicants, who do not have internet access or access to an internet café in their area, may contact the Sasol Bursary Application Helpline at 086 010 6235 for support.
- All applicants short-listed to attend an interview will be notified.
- Selection interviews will take place during October.
- Applicants will be assessed online by means of a structured panel interview as well as psychometric tests.
- All applications should be submitted before close of business of the application closing date.
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