Mitsui Chemicals Process Technology Study Award 2021 intake starting in January 2021
Building up the talent pool for process technology for Mitsui Chemicals Group in Singapore
Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd.
Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific (MCAP) – The annual application for the Mitsui Chemicals Process Technology (MCPT) Study Award will commence on 8 January 2021. The study award will be offered to students from Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic and Nanyang Polytechnic. Application will close on 28 February 2021.
School talks will be held in January 2021 at the three polytechnics, to about 400 students studying in Diploma in Chemical Engineering or relevant chemistry-related diplomas. With the consideration of the current COVID-19 situation, all school talks this year will be held virtually. Interested students are encouraged to check with the respective polytechnic for more information about their session.
Recognizing the rising tuition fees in local polytechnics, the coverage of second and third year Polytechnic Diploma tuition fee and miscellaneous fee payable by Singapore citizens will be increased up to maximum of S$1,650 per semester for the first attempt.
Into its 10th intake, the MCPT Study Award was introduced in 2012 to support polytechnic students, who are interested to pursue a career in the chemical industry. The award provides selected students the career opportunity to join our group of companies in Singapore upon their graduation, either as Process Technician or Laboratory Technician, depending on the suitability assessment.
Study award application and eligibility
The MCPT Study Award is open to all first year full-time students from chemical/chemistry-related fields. Applicants should be keen to work in the chemical process industry upon completion of their Diploma studies.
To apply, students can obtain the application form from their polytechnic’s student portal and submit the completed form, together with the necessary listed academic documentation to Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd. by the stipulated application deadline.
Coverage of the MCPT Study Award
• Second and third year Polytechnic Diploma tuition fee and miscellaneous fee payable by Singapore citizens of up to maximum of S$1,650 per semester (for first attempt).
• Stipend allowance of S$6,000 per annum or S$500 per month payable for the second and third year of Polytechnic Diploma studies.
• Airfare, and land transfers, between Singapore and Japan for the training trip to Japan during the bond period.
Full details of the MCPT Study Award are available on our website at https://ap.mitsuichem.com/career/scholarship/mcpt.htm.
About Mitsui Chemicals Group in Singapore
Singapore is the home to six local affiliates for Mitsui Chemicals Group. Besides Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd. (MCAP) is the Asia Pacific Regional Headquarter of Mitsui Chemicals Inc., the other five entities include Mitsui Phenols Singapore Pte. Ltd. (MPS), Mitsui Elastomers Singapore Pte Ltd (MELS), Prime Evolue Singapore Pte. Ltd. (EVLS), SDC Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (SDC AP), and Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte Ltd (MS-R&D).
Being the Asia Pacific growth functional hub, MCAP strives to drive business growth, provide robust functional services to regional affiliates or businesses, and deliver values to customers leveraging full power of all affiliates in Mitsui Chemicals Group.