Sasol Mining Bursary Programme

Bursary Details

Sasol Mainstream bursaries is a performance-based programme with a work-back / pay-back obligation. This is a comprehensive bursary offered to talented individuals who are planning to study full-time towards an undergraduate in selected Engineering, Science and Technology qualification.

The Sasol Mining Fence-line Bursary Programme seeks to attract outstanding young talent to join the organization. These bursaries support full-time studies leading to a bachelor’s degree (B.Sc. or B.Eng.) or an Engineering Technology Degree (B.Eng. Tech.) at a recognized South African University.

Eligibility is limited to South African Citizens exclusively.

Candidate Requirements

Applicants may submit their applications for degree programs (excluding diplomas) in the designated fields of study if they are presently enrolled as 1st to 4th-year students pursuing B. Engineering / B.Sc. Engineering at a South African University (excluding University of Technology), with the exception of those studying mine surveying at a University of Technology. The eligible disciplines are as follows:


  • Electrical Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Electronic Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Industrial Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Mining Engineering (B.Eng.)


  • Geology (B.Sc.) – Please be aware that obtaining an Honours degree is mandatory for pursuing this field of study.

Engineering Technology Degree:  

  • Mine Surveying (B.Eng. Tech.) at the University of Johannesburg only.

These bursary opportunities are exclusively available to South African citizens (by birth only) from Sasol Mining Fenceline communities, who are or will be undertaking degree studies at a public South African University or University of Technology (for Mine Surveying only).

Qualified applicants are individuals in their first to fourth year of studies in 2024.