Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Bursaries 2024

Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Bursaries – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa for 2023/2024 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 / 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 09 June 2023

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024/ 2025 academic years.

The bursary will cover studies towards a Masters in Chemical Engineering, at a registered South African university.

The bursary will provide funding for 2 years of full-time study, to the value of R160 000 per year (R320 000 per student over 2 years).

Bursary recipients may also be offered employment as an engineer-in-training at participating PAMSA member companies.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. Applicants who do not received any feedback, should consider their application as unsuccessful.


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):

  • You must preferably be a South African citizen
  • You must be in your final year of BEng/ BSc Chemical Engineering studies OR you must have completed a BEng/ BSc Chemical Engineering degree
  • You must have completed your studies in 5 or less years
  • You must intend on studying towards a Masters in Chemical Engineering, in 2024
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited university in South Africa
  • You must have a strong academic record, with a minimum overall average of 60% in your final year

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: PAMSA Bursary Application 2024-2025

Submit clear copies of the following documentation with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Full academic record/ transcripts for all years of university study (on institutions letterhead)
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be awarded the bursary (1 page)
  • Letter of reference from lecturer (with their contact details)

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