Unilever Bursary

Unilever Bursary has bursaries available for students currently at higher learning of institutions or planing to further their education after completed successfully their Grade 12 and have been accepted to study at institutitotions of higher learning in South Africa.

Unilever was founded when a merger occurred between “Margarine Unie”, a Dutch margarine producer and the “Lever Brothers”, British soapmakers in 1930.

Today, Unilever is among the oldest multinational companies in the world, is the largest global consumer goods company and is the biggest producer of food spreads (like margarine). The companies products include food and beverages (ie beverages and ice cream), as well as personal care products and cleaning agents, of which are available in approximately 190 countries.

The company owns more than 400 brands, some of which include: Dove, Lux, Sunsilk, Domestos, Handy Andy, Omo, Surf, Vaseline, Axe, Magnum, Lipton, Robertsons, Knorr, Hellmann’s and Rama.

Unilever South Africa has more than 3500 full time staff members in its employ, across the countries 7 manufacturing locations and 2 corporate offices.

Unilever Bursary Application Forms Available

Chemical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
Electrical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
Industrial Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
Mechanical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)

Unilever Bursary Application Forms Requirements

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 OR currently in Matric
Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned Engineering fields
Studying or intend on studying at a recognised South African university
Strong academic results in Mathematics and Physical Science

How To Apply for Unilever Bursary

Download and complete the Unilever Bursary application form in either of the following formats:

Unilever Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Note this bursary is now closed. Online Bursaries Available

Alternatively, you can download the latest application form from: www.unilever.co.za/careers/graduates

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

ID document (certified copy of)
Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
Matric certificate, if completed Matric
Latest tertiary academic record, if an university

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: Bursary.SA@unilever.com
2) Post:
The Bursary Offices
Emma O’Toole
PO BOX 4923

(Note: please ensure that you mark your application as follows: “Unilever Bursary Application – Your Full Name”)

30 April annually.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Unilever directly:
Unilever SA Graduate Recruitment
Tel: 031 571 9600
Email: Bursary.SA@unilever.com