PAMSA Bursary

By Mihlali · Apr 24, 2024
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Are you a final year student looking for a bursary to further your postgraduate studies? then search no more! The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme for the 2025 academic year. 


PAMSA Bursary - 2025

About the PAMSA Bursary

The PAMSA Masters Bursary programme is a two-year programme intended to help academically exceptional students to complete their Master's degree. This bursary programme aids and supports the development of highly qualified chemical engineers in the paper sector, and South Africa’s economy. Bursary recipients will work on research projects related to the paper and pulp industry, such as beneficiation of wood fibre, recycled fibre, process waste, and resource efficiency.



The bursary programme is open to students who want to pursue a postgraduate qualification in the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering (Masters) 


To qualify for the PAMSA Bursary, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen or naturalized South African citizen 
  • 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 intend on studying towards a Masters in Chemical Engineering in 2025. 
  • You must have completed your studies in five years or less.


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One-page motivation detailing why you should be considered (your areas of interest, for example energy efficiency, renewable energy and biopolymers etc.)
  • Full academic transcripts
  • Reference letter from a lecturer


How to apply for the PAMSA Bursary - 2025

Applications for the PAMSA Bursary and Research programme must be made online. Here's how you can apply online for the PAMSA Bursary for 2025:

  • Visit the PAMSA website HERE
  • Fill in the online application form
  • Answer questions as accurately as possible
  • Upload all the required documents



The closing date for the PAMSA Bursary is the 07th of June 2024, and late applications will be open until the 28th of June 2024 however, applications made before the closing date will be given first priority.  For more information visit the PAMSA  website

Advance your career and be a part of this amazing programme with PAMSA. If you know someone who would be interested in this incredible opportunity share this post with them. Good Luck with your application.

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