Sasol: Bursaries 2024

March 11, 2024

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Bursary Description

Sasol invites students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date: 18 March 2024

Sasol is offering bursaries for the 2024 academic year to students residing in municipalities in Mpumalanga and the Free State. The bursaries are available for undergraduate studies in the following fields:

  • Electronic Engineering (BEng)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng)
  • Geology (BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering (BEng)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng)
  • Mining Engineering (BEng)
  • Mine Surveying (BEng Tech)


  • Engineering Bursaries and Scholarships
  • Science Bursaries and Scholarships
  • Other Bursaries OPEN for Application

Selection & Service Contract:

  • Shortlisted candidates will undergo online psychometric testing before interviews.
  • All applicants will receive feedback by no later than 30 April 2024.
  • The bursary includes a work-back/pay-back obligation.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for the Sasol Mining Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship (by birth only).
  • Reside in specified Sasol Mining Fence-line communities in Mpumalanga and the Free State.
  • Completed Matric.
  • Studying or intending to study full-time towards an undergraduate qualification listed above.
  • Entering 1st to 4th year of study in 2024.
  • Studying at a recognized and accredited university in South Africa.
  • Able to complete studies within a maximum period of 5 years.
  • Specific academic requirements for BEng, BSc, and Geology students.

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted ONLINE only, by following these steps:

NEW USERS (who have not previously registered on the Sasol Bursary website), must follow these steps to apply:
1) Register on the Sasol Bursaries platform by filling in all the required information.
2) You will receive a email to activate your account – click on “Activate Account”.
3) You will then be directed to a screen to verify your email address and to create a password.
4) After verifying your email and creating a password, you will be directed to the Login page
5) Fill in your email address and password to login.
6) Click on “South African Bursary Application” in the top left corner.
7) Click on the bursary you wish to apply for (Undergraduate or Postgraduate).
8) Fill in all the required information – do not leave any fields blank.
9) Read and accept the disclaimer (the white button should turn blue).
10) You will then receive an email response on your application – once you receive the email, you may close the application.

Enter “” in the field asking how you heard about the Sasol Mining Bursary.

Applicants who have PREVIOUSLY REGISETERED on the Sasol Bursary website, you may continue their application by Logging in

Applicants who have PREVIOUSLY REGISETERED on the Sasol Bursary website but have forgotten their password, may click on the Forgot Password – you will then receive an email to reset your password, after receiving your new password, you may continue your application from step 5 above.

Applicants who do not have internet access or access to an internet café, may contact Sasol Bursary Application Helpline at 086 010 6235 for support.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if entering 1st year in 2024 (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (from start of studies to end 2023), if currently studying
  • Proof of permanent home residence (municipality and district) (the address you will return to during holidays)

Required Documents:

For further details on how to apply, visit the how to apply section.

Closing Date:

18 March 2024. (Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted. Apply before the closing date to ensure consideration.)