Sasol Bursary 2020: Online Application & Requirements

NSFAS 2020: Application Forms & Requirements (NOW OPEN)
2020 Calendar with Public Holidays (South Africa)

The Sasol Foundation is offering all-inclusive bursaries to 2 groups of students:

  1. Bursaries for Undergraduate Degree studies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields.
  2. Bursaries for children of Sasol employees/ Sasol Khanyisa/Inzalo shareholders/ students from Sasol fenceline communities, for studies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Non-STEM fields.



The Sasol Foundation 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 standard single room at a university residence, at the university at which the Sasol bursar is studying. This rate is determined by Sasol Foundation in conjunction with the university.
  • An amount for meals based on three meals per day, as determined by the university.
  • An amount for book and pocket money

More info here:



Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview and psychometric testing – this will take place in Secunda from 24 to 27 September 2019.
Notification of the final outcome will be communicated by 31 October 2019 at the latest.

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 will be awarded for 2020 studies (no funding will be provided for outstanding study debt).



Applicants Must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time studies within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Must have acceptance or provisional acceptance for studies at a South African University or University of Technology for 2020.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 50% in all subjects.
  • Combined Household Income must be less than R600 000 per year
  • Proven financial need
  • Non-STEM bursaries will be for Children of Sasol Employees/ Khanyisa/Inzalo Shareholders or Candidates from Sasol Fenceline communities


  • Selected individuals must be willing to go through and Interviews as well as psychometric assessments
  • Please note that applicants who are in Grade 12 in 2019 must submit the Grade 11 final results. All other applicants may submit end of year results for 2018 or whichever year they have completed Grade 12. Applicants who were enrolled at a Higher Learning Insititution may use the end of year results to apply



Applications must be done Online by following these instructions:

1) Click to Register an account here:

sasol bursary 2020

  • Fill in the required details accurately and tick the CAPTCHA button
  • Click on Create New Account
  • You will receive an activation email, click on Activate Account
  • It will lead you to screen to verify email and create password
  • Upon creation, you will be back on the log in page
  • Enter your email and password
  • You have logged in
  • Click on Sasol Foundation Bursary application ( Top Left Corner)
  • Supply required information
  • Read Disclaimer
  • Accept 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)

2) Click to Login here:

  • Supply login information (Email & password you used to register)
  • The form will take you to the section you have not completed (if you didn’t complete it)

(For further details on how to apply/recover login details, visit: )


Submit clear copies of the following documents on your online application profile (the submission of these documents is compulsory – only send the ones relevant to your level of education)

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results AND Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • End of year Results, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance or provisional acceptance to study at a tertiary institute
  • Proof of disability, if applicable
  • Postgraduate students: research project proposal and summary of proposed project



August 31, 2019

(Make sure you submit your application before this date—any application submitted after this date will not be considered)



Please contact Sasol Bursaries directly, by using the details below:
Sasol Bursaries
Tel: 0860 106 235


NSFAS 2020: Application Forms & Requirements (NOW OPEN)
2020 Calendar with Public Holidays (South Africa)