Unilever Bursaries: Rise and Reach With Us

By | November 20, 2016

Unilever Bursaries: Rise and Reach With Us

Unilever bursaries, along with Unilever Leadership Internship Programme and Unilever Future Leaders Programme is the proof of Unilever’s commitment in encouraging and supporting South African students to achieve higher with further studies and useful training experience. Unquestionably, education is the best investments in shaping and transforming the people, the community and the nation and Unilever will be a part of it. If you have what it takes to be a part of changes, join Unilever bursaries now!

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About Unilever

Unilever is one of the biggest multinational company that focus on consumer goods business. The products range from foods, cleaning agents, beverages and personal care and owns more than 400 brands. The most popular brands are Pepsodent, Dove, Pond’s, Sunsilk, Knorr, Lipton, Rexona etc. Known as one of the oldest multinational company in consumer goods, Unilever products are available in almost every country in the world. Headquartered in Netherland and United Kingdom, Unilever is two companies ran by common board of directors. Unilever has research and development centre in Netherland, United Kingdom, United States of America, India and China. Currently, Unilever employs approximately 172,000 people.

Available Fields of Study

Unilever bursaries are open for Grade 12 students who are interested to study and undergraduates students who are studying in the following fields:

–           B.Sc/B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering

–           B.Sc/B. Eng in Chemical Engineering

–           B.Sc/B.Eng in Industrial Engineering

–           B.Sc/B.Eng in Electrical Engineering

The applicants are free to choose the university/institute to study the relevant fields of study.

Requirements For Bursaries

Unilever bursaries are open for Grade 12 students and tertiary level students and several other requirements that every applicant must fulfill are:

–           Applicants must be South African citizens with valid ID

–           Unilever bursaries are open for Grade 12 students and undergraduate students

–           Applicants must have academic requirements minimum of 60%

–           Female applicants and applicants with achievements/awards will be prioritized

–           The bursaries will be awarded for full-time study

–           Applicants benefiting from other bursaries must notify Unilever

Successful bursars have opportunities to be bound work contract with Unilever after completing the studies. Selected candidates will be invited for interviews.

Applying For Bursaries

Interested applicants must submit the completed application form and scans of latest academic results before 15 June. Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be informed about the selection result. The application form is available to be downloaded here:


Send the Unilever bursaries application form and required academic results to bursary.sa@unilever.com