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Bursaries

The CSIR bursary programme financially supports full-time, unemployed students in obtaining qualifications in areas that are deemed a priority by the CSIR.

Eligibility

  • Unemployed students studying full-time
  • BSc, B Eng, BSc Honours or B Tech, MSc and PhD

Criteria

 

Criteria

Current Grade 12

  • South African citizen
  • Must intend to enrol full-time for the degree of choice at a South African public university
  • English (Level 5)
  • Mathematics (Level 6)
  • Physical Science (Level 6)
     

Current university students

  • South African citizen
  • Must be enrolled full-time towards the degree of choice at a South African public university

Bursary covers

 

Financial support

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Book allowance
  • Laptop allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Meal allowance
  • Living allowance
     

Non-financial support

  • Annual induction, vacation work, visits at the university and an annual social event

Obligations

 

You are obligated to work back every year that the CSIR has funded

How to apply

 

The 2018 call for Bursary Applications is now closed, please visit the website for future adverts.

Contact details For more information on the CSIR bursary, please email Ncamisile Masuku on Bursaryprogramme@csir.co.za or +27 12 842 7518.

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