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ATProM Bursary 2020-21

ATProM Research Unit is giving a student the opportunity for a two year bursary to do a Master's in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cape Town. The successful candidate can select a topic related to the work being done by ATProM on challenges experienced in industry. The value of the bursary is R 226 600 paid over two years to cover fees and living costs (R 110 000 in 2019 and R116 600 in 2020).  


  • BSc/BEng in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering. 
  • Average marks/Cumulative GPA >65%.  
  • South African citizen. 

Application closing date: 15 August 2019

How to Apply: 

  1. Prepare a short introduction to yourself and why you are interested in furthering your studies with ATProM Research Unit (Max 2500 characters). 
  2. Based on the information available on the ATProM Research Unit website, tell us which projects previously completed are of interest to you and why (Max 5000 characters). 
  3. Have a copy of your academic transcript, CV and ID available in electronic format. 
  4. Once you have all the information listed above, complete the application form that can be accessed via the link below.