Selection Process

How does the selection process work?

  • Undergraduate, University of Technology and Postgraduate applications should be submitted to Sasol by no later than 30 April 2017, for the 2018 academic year.
  • Applications should be submitted online. For more info go to the How do I Apply page
  • 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 short-listed to attend an interview will be notified by the end of May 2017. Notification is done telephonically as well as via written correspondence.
  • ¬†Selection interviews usually take place during the June/July public school holidays each year. Applicants will be assessed by means of a structured panel interview as well as psychometric tests and therefore it will be required of them to stay over in Secunda for one night.
  • Applicants will be reimbursed for travel expenses to attend the selection day up to a maximum amount, as predetermined by Sasol.
  • The outcome of the selection event will be communicated to applicants by the end-of August. Please note that no correspondence in this regard will be entered into prior to this date.
  • Successful candidates will be provided with comprehensive documentation relating to the Sasol Bursary Programme, as well as a written contract and other documentation for completion.
  • Bursaries are awarded for commencement in the following academic year and no payments are made in respect of studies already completed.