Sappi Scholarships and Scholarships for African Students 2022

Sappi Scholarships and Scholarships for African Students is currently open for applications from highly talented African students currently enrolled in academic programs at recognized Universities.

Sappi awards a number of scholarships each year based on our annual skills review and business needs. Our scholarship program is intended to serve talented and innovative young people South African the citizens.


Scholarship Sponsors: Sappi, South Africa

Host institutions: Recognized Universities in South Africa

Scholarship Worth: Funded

Number of awards: enough

Level of education: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Nationality: South Africans


See also: Sasol Scholarship Programs for South African Youth 2022

DETAILS | Sappi Scholarships and Scholarships for African Students

It is a talent-based approach where candidates who meet the minimum criteria are called for a selection interview. At Sappi, we want to encourage the brightest young talent to join our ever-evolving industry. The scholarship period is open from 1 April to 30 September and the recruitment cycle takes place between October and November each year.

Sappi awards a number of scholarships each year based on our annual skills review and business needs. Our scholarship program is intended to serve talented and innovative young South Africans.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for Sappi Scholarships and Scholarships for African Students, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • South African citizenship
  • An average of 70% in Maths (not Mathematical Literacy), 70–80% in Science and 60% in English and
  • Eligibility points for university admission or confirmation of acceptance
  • Current university results will be considered for undergraduate students. Note that preference will be given to students with an average of 75% or above in Mathematics and Science.

University graduates or students between 18 and 25 years of age studying or intending to study full-time at any accredited South African university in one of the following fields:

  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineer
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineer
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Mechatronics
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science – Forestry and Wood Science
  • National Diploma – Pulp and Paper
  • National Diploma in Forestry

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Application Procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants for the Sappi scholarships and bursaries must complete an online application. All applications must be completed online, please Click here to apply.

Application deadline: September 30, 2022

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