Chemical Engineering Bursaries 2024 2025

Chemical Engineering revolves around the science of life, including biochemistry and microbiology, as well as physical science, encompassing chemistry and physics. It is the study of chemicals, understanding how they are formed, how they operate and interact, transform, and move within safe environments.

In South Africa, many companies offer bursaries that cover various fields of engineering studies, including Chemical Engineering. Here is a list of some companies providing bursaries for Chemical Engineering.

Bursaries for Chemical Engineering

most common study fields if considering a career in Chemical Engineering:

  • Product Development Scientist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Energy Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer

You may also look at the following fields:

  • Mining Engineer
  • Quality Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Energy Manager
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Materials Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer

A degree in chemical engineering equips you to work across various industries, including law, management, finance, engineering, and other business sectors.

Candidates interested in studying in this field must meet specific requirements set by each company to be eligible for a bursary. More details for each company listed above can be found by clicking on the company name. Basic requirements may include:

  1. Valid ID document and South African citizenship.
  2. Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  3. Possibly, an acceptance letter from an Institute of Higher Learning.
  4. Passion for the field and ability to work in a team.
  5. Excellent academic records.
  6. Exceptional language skills for presentation and communication.

Chemical engineering involves working with living cells, chemicals, microorganisms, and raw materials to develop products and more. This degree opens up diverse fields and endless possibilities for career paths.