PAMSA: Engineering Bursary Programme 2021

Last updated on June 17th, 2020 at 09:00 am

Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is offering Engineering Bursary Programme 2020 / 2021.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 22 June 2020

Bursary Provider: Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA)

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa, through its Process Research Unit, is awarded to a select number of BSc Chemical Engineering students to further their Master’s Degree in Engineering studies. Beneficiaries will receive bursary support amounting to R130,000 per year for a period of two (2) years. In addition, the successful candidates may look forward to acquiring a high level of expertise if the fields of chemical analysis, wood science, energy and material balance, material flow analysis including separation techniques and process modeling.

Who should apply?

The ideal candidate must be able to meet these minimum requirements in order to be considered eligible to apply:

  • Holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering qualification or in the final year of studies pursuing the same
  • Must be pursuing or intending to pursue a Masters degree in any of the following universities
    • Stellenbosch
    • Pretoria
    • North West
    • WITS


Must have a keen interest in Masters degree in Biotechnology related to the paper, pulp and packaging industry Completed their BSc qualification within 5 years or even less Must have a solid academic background with at least a 60% GPA in the final year of study

How to apply

Eligible applicants who wish to move forward with the application will need to apply online on the PAMSA website. Click here to get started.

Applicants will need to confirm their areas of interest e.g. renewable energy, energy efficiency, biopolymers, etc

For enquiries, contact PAMSA directly by sending them an email at [email protected]

Click the link to view a PDF copy of the PAMSA Bursary Programme 2021 advert.

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