Safripol Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAFRIPOL
Safripol is a proudly independent plastics manufacturing company, established in 1972 as the result of a joint venture between 2 companies, namely Hoechst AG of Germany and Sentrachem Ltd. The company is one of the top suppliers of High-density Polyethylene and Polypropylene to the converting industry, which is then used in the manufacturing of packaging and various industrial end uses.
Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the companies manufacturing plant is based in Sasolburg, where they produce approximately 120 000 tonnes of polypropylene (PP) and 160 000 tonnes of High-density polyethylene (HDPE) per year.
The company conforms to international standards and holds the following certification: Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001); Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001) and Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001). They also hold CAIA certification.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Safripol bursaries are awarded to students within the following fields of study:
- Chemical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
- Electrical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
- Mechanical Engineering (BEng or BSc)
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT
The bursary will be awarded to the maximum value of R25 000 per year (per student).
On completion of their studies, students will be require to take up employment with Safripol for an amount of time equivalent to the bursary awarded.
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen
- Completed Matric
- Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying at a recognised university in South Africa
- Good academic results
- Intend on pursuing a career within the Engineering sector
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Students who meet the minimum eligibility requirements must apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record/ transcript (on tertiary institution letterhead)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivational letter in support of your bursary application
Applications must be posted to:
PO Box 700
(ATTN: Head Public Relations)
*Mark your application as follows: “Safripol Bursary Application – Your Full Name”
30 September annually.
(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 Safripol directly:
Tel: 011 575 4549