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Sasol Foundation Bursaries

Please Note:  Applications are closed until further notice. Please visit this page regularly for information on the next intake.

 

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.

Call 0860 106 235 for more information.

  • A full-time 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.
  • A limited number of non-STEM bursaries are reserved only for qualifying children of Sasol employees, Khanyisa/Inzalo Shareholders or candidates from Sasol fence-line communities.

To be considered for the Sasol Foundation bursary, the applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen.
  • Must have acceptance or provisional acceptance for studies at a South African University or University of Technology, strictly for a STEM field of study approved by the Sasol Foundation.
  • Combined household income must be less than R600,000.00 per annum. The final selection will prioritise financially needy and academically competitive candidates.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 50% in all subjects.
  • Non-STEM bursaries are reserved only for qualifying children of Sasol employees, Khanyisa/Inzalo shareholders or candidates from Sasol fence-line communities.

Please take note that candidates are selected on the primary basis of academic performance and income, which will be verified by the Sasol Foundation.

The Sasol Foundation Bursary aims to cover a 100% of the basic tertiary education costs which includes the following;

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Books
  • Allowances (laptop, calculator and monthly allowance)
  • Travel to university and home (twice a year)
  • Other compulsory study related costs e.g. compulsory field trips, examination fees etc.
  • In addition to covering the cost of fees, the Sasol Foundation Bursary Programme also provides comprehensive bursar support to beneficiaries. This is to enable learners to successfully complete their academic programmes.

Please Note:  Applications are closed until further notice. Please visit this page regularly for information on the next intake.

Steps to follow when completing the bursary application form.

New User

  • Click here to apply or visit the About Us page, find the Now Open block and select Click Here to Apply
  • Select Register
  • Fill in the required details
  • Click on – Create New Account
  • You will receive an activation email, click on Activate Account
  • It will lead you to screen to verify your email and to create a password
  • Upon creation, you will be back on the login page
  • Enter your email and password
  • You have logged in
  • Click on South African Bursary Application (Top Left Corner)
  • Click on Undergraduate Applications
  • Supply required information
  • Read the disclaimer
  • Accept the disclaimer to proceed by clicking on the white button turning it blue
  • You can exit the page once you receive a response on your application (which will also be emailed to you)

Previously Registered

  • Click on Current Bursars Login
  • Supply login information
  • The form will take you to the section you have not completed

Forgot Password

  • Click on Request New Password
  • Supply email address you registered with
  • A password reset will be mailed to original registered email address
  • Once you receive your password via email, continue with login process

General Notes

  • Make sure to fill in required sections
  • Each completed section will have a blue mark on the navigation at the top
  • The Save and Continue button allocated at the bottom of each section enables you to save your data. Click on this button before you exit or continue to the next section.
  • If a section is incomplete and you click Submit, the page will give you error messages.
  • You may log out from the application form and use the login screen to complete your application form at a later stage before date of closure.
  • You will not be able to edit sections that you have submitted. If you need to make changes to sections email Berlyne.Rasool@adcorpgroup.com for assistance

Submit Application Form

  • Only once you have completed all required information, you will be allowed to submit your bursary application. Remember to click on the button to accept the disclaimer.
  • If you have any queries contact 0860 106 235 or email Berlyne.Rasool@adcorpgroup.com

Applications are currently closed. Unfortunately we will not have an intake for the 2021 academic year. Please visit this page regularly for information on the next intake.

Applications should be submitted online. Applicants who do not have internet access or access to an internet cafe in their area, may contact our Sasol Bursary Application Helpline at 086 010 6235 for support.

All applicants will undergo screening based on the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Household income verifications
  • Acceptance/conditional acceptance to an approved university/University of Technology
  • Academic performance of the applicants

Selected candidates will further be invited for interviews and psychometric testing will take place in Secunda during the September school holiday.

The final outcome of the selection events will be communicated to all applicants.

Successful candidates will be provided with comprehensive documentation relating to the Sasol Foundation Bursary Programme, as well as a written contract and other documentation for completion. Bursaries are awarded for commencement in the academic year following the application no payments are made in respect of studies already completed.