SAPREF Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAPREF
SAPREF was formed as a joint venture between 2 companies, namely Shell SA Refining and BP Southern Africa. They are the biggest crude oil refinery across Southern Africa, processing around 24 000 tons of crude each day, with a refining capacity of approximately 8.5 million tons per annum.
They are situated in Durban and manufacture various petroleum products, including diesel; petrol; liquid petroleum gas; aviation fuel; marine fuel oil; solvents; base oil and paraffin. The refinery has been operating for over 50 years since the SAPREF refinery building works commenced in 1960.
The company is a Level 2 BBBEE contributor and employ around 700 permanent staff members. Their major stakeholders are made up of the surrounding communities; shareholders; customers; contractors; suppliers; trade unions; non-governmental organisations; direct workforce; indirect workforce and authorities.
ABOUT THE SAPREF BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
SAPREF is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for studies towards these degree qualifications:
- Chemical Engineering (BSc)
- Electrical Engineering (BSc)
- Mechanical Engineering (BSc)
MORE ABOUT THE SAPREF BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: full tuition fees, accommodation in campus residence, a book allowance, laptop and a monthly stipend.
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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted no later than 28 February 2022 – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SAPREF BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying for the bursary (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must have completed Matric at a school in Durban South
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards one of the above Engineering degree qualifications
- You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must be in financial need
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAPREF BURSARY
Students who meet the above minimum eligibility requirements can apply by submitting clear copies of the following documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Proof of University registration/ acceptance (on tertiary letterhead)
Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply.
Applications must be dropped off at the SAPREF Security CheckPoint: 1 Refinery Road, Prospecton, KwaZulu-Natal, 4110.
Ensure that your application is in a sealed envelope and has the words “SAPREF Bursary Application 2022” written on it.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SAPREF BURSARY
28 January 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SAPREF directly:
Tel: 031 480 1911