CSIR Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the top scientific and research organisation in South Africa. It is also the biggest research and development organisation in the African continent.

CSIR are looking for candidates who dream of pursuing a career in research and technology development, who are bright and passionate about their future.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

CSIR invites talented young individuals to apply for the bursary if they wish to pursue a career in innovation, technological development and research. The bursary aims to increase the amount of black people and females in the engineering, science and technology sector, particularly in:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration costs, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks allowance, accommodation, meal allowance, laptop allowance and a living allowance.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric or have completed Matric

Current Matric students:

  • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for English (First Language)/ level 5 for English (Second Language)
  • Achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics
  • Achieved a minimum of level 6 for Physical Science
  • Plan to study full-time towards a BSc/ BEng Engineering degree at a South African public university

Current tertiary students

  • Currently studying full-time towards a BSc/ BEng Engineering degree at a South African public university
  • Passed all previous subjects for your qualification

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: http://www.csir.co.za/recruitment/bursary.php
Read the privacy notice and then select the “Continue to apply” to proceed with your application.
 

Your application should include the following documentation:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Mid-year Matrix exam results (if currently in Matric)
  • Matric certificate/ final results (if completed Matric)
  • Full academic record (if at tertiary level)

If you are having difficulty applying, please contact the CSIR Bursary Office via the contact details below.
 

CLOSING DATE

31 August 2017
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
CSIR Bursary Office
Tel: 012 841 2665
Email: bursaryprogramme@csir.co.za

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