The South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd, (SAB) was founded in 1895. They offer more than 200 brands, and is known as one of the largest brewers within the world. They have distribution in more than 60 countries globally. They are also known to be the leading producer of non-alcoholic, as well as alcoholic beverages in South Africa. Additionally, they are listed as one of the largest companies on the JSE exchange.
SAB boasts with seven breweries, along with forty-two depots throughout South Africa. They have a combined brewing capacity of 3.1 Billion Liters. They include brands such as Carling Black Label, Grolsch (An Iconic Dutch Brand), Hansa Pilsener and Castle Lager. SAB also have a soft drink division known as ABI. ABI is known as the biggest supplier of the Coca-Cola brand.
SAB has an employment equity that is in line with the Governments requests, they provide work for more than 9000 people. Out of these 9000 workers, 75% comply with the employment of previously disadvantaged candidates. There are 378 000 of the full time employed South African’s, within South Africa’s workforce that is directly in relations to SAB.
They provide bursaries to aid with the economic stability of the workforce in South Africa. Bursary candidates are expected to uphold high standards of learning, they must be eager and willing. They constantly seek deserving candidates with great talents. SAB takes into consideration the scarce skills as well as their business needs yearly for bursary awards.
SAB provides financial support for bursars, in addition to a complete learning experience. They offer vacation and summer work for their bursary candidates, along with trainee opportunities for graduates. Candidates will have the chance to learn from tangible business challenges. In exchange for all they offer, they do expect candidates to uphold the highest standards of academic results, plus show exemplary behavior. Upon successful completion of studies, candidates are expected to enter into their graduate trainee program.
SAB Bursaries Available
SAB is a proud supporter of South Africa’s equal employer act.
SAB offers bursaries within the following fields of study:
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Supply Chain – Industrial Engineering
- Brewing – Chemical Engineering / Biology Science
- Packaging – Mechanical Engineering
SAB bursaries is just one of the many ways that the company supports the equity act while also aiding in the economic growth of South Africa. They look carefully at all candidates and urge those with exceptional academic progress to apply for a bursary within one of the fields mentioned. They seek young candidates who show potential and strong leadership qualities.
Candidates must adhere to the following and provide certified copies of all documentation:
- Candidates must have passed Matric and provide their results
- Candidates must have passed with a 75% average
- Candidates must be a South African Citizen
- Candidates must hold a valid South African ID
- Candidates must provide parents / guardians proof of income
- Candidates must provide parents / candidates ID documentation
Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will receive preference.
Online bursary applications can be made HERE or Here. Candidates must please ensure all documentation is completed fully, signed and all required documents attached, before submitting. Bursaries can also be printed, completed and send to the following address:
P.O. Box 782178
Inquiries can be directed to the bursary department at 011 – 881 8111.
Candidates will be required to sign a service contract with the company, this contract will be for the same period as that of the bursary. Please include information about yourself, what you can provide the company with and why you feel you deserve the opportunity for further study. Please complete all fields of the application truthfully, be honest and open at all times. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the company, and they may require such candidates to come in for an interview.
Applications for these bursaries will close yearly during August. Candidates wanting to apply must ensure that all documentation is received prior to August each year.
Candidates must please ensure they only attach certified copies and not the original documentation. Ensure application is completed fully and signed.