Sappi is a global diversified woodfibre company focused on providing dissolving pulp, packaging and speciality papers, graphic papers, as well as biomaterials and biochemicals to our direct and indirect customer base across more than 150 countries.
At Sappi, we want to encourage the brightest young talent to join our ever evolving industry. That's why we've created a bursary scheme in partnership with accredited universities, so innovative young South Africans are supported throughout their studies in line with real world business needs.
Requirements and eligibility
If you're a school leaver or university student between 18 and 25 years old, and are studying (or intending to study) full time at any South African accredited university, you could be eligible for our bursary scheme. You should be studying in one of the below fields:
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Mechatronics
Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science - Forestry and Wood Sciences
National Diploma - Pulp and Paper
National Diploma in Forestry.
In addition, you must also have:
South African citizenship
an average of 70-80% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy), 70-80% in Physical Science, and 60% in English, and
qualifying points for entrance at the university, or acceptance confirmation.
Current university results will be considered for undergraduate students. Note that preference will be given to learners with an average of 75% and above in Mathematics and Physical Science.
How to apply
If you meet the minimum requirements, you can apply in the following ways:
Please click here to apply on our careers portal.
Visit your local Sappi HR Department and hand in your application there.