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Masters Bursary Programme

Masters in Chemical Engineering Bursary Programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is calling for applications from BEng/BSc in chemical engineering final year students and graduates for its Master in Chemical Engineering bursary and research programme. 

The programme covers two years of full time study at participating universities during which students will work on projects that include beneficiation of wood fibre, recycled fibre or process waste, and resource efficiency. Participation in the PAMSA bursary programme also facilitates possible employment as an engineer-in-training at participating PAMSA member companies.

Bursary and Research Programme 2024-2025 Application Cycle

Application criteria

• You must be a final year BEng/BSc Chemical Engineering student at a registered South African university or a BEng/BSc chemical engineering graduate.

• You must have a good academic record with a minimum 60% average in the final year of study.

• You must have completed your studies in five years or less.

• South African citizenship is an advantage. 

• You will be required to submit a CV and academic transcripts for all years of study, as well as letters of reference and motivation.

• Interviews will only be held with selected candidates.

• Terms and conditions apply.

Research Archive

Masters students in PAMSA’s bursary and research programme have explored various aspects of the pulp and paper industry, including the tremendous value that can be generated by turning what was once regarded as waste into environmentally sustainable products.

View all publications here, and view our most recent publications below: