Armscor: Engineering Bursaries 2017 / 2018

Armscor: Engineering Bursaries 2017 / 2018

Armscor, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, is offering bursaries for studies to suitably qualified South African learners who are in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study, to register at a South African university or university of technology. The aim of the scheme is to address the critical science and engineering skills of the defence industry, by focusing on promoting and improving results in Maths, Science and technical subjects at schools. The bursaries will be awarded to learners from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study full time in the engineering and science fields of study.

Armscor is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence and other organs of state. Armscor is renowned for its acquisition expertise in providing defence turnkey solutions, which encompasses technology development, product development and support, product upgrading, as well as disposal of equipment. Its research and development function focuses on producing cutting-edge technology products.

Bursary Application deadline is 31 October 2016

Bursary Provider: Armscor

Bursary Location: South Africa

Fields of study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  •  Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Science
  • Applied Mathematics snd Statistics
  • BSc (with the intention to study Ergonomics at postgraduate level)

An Armscor bursary covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed books
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Vacation work
  • Psychosocial support in the form of individual counselling


  • Candidates must have an interest in working in the defence industry.
  • First-time applicants must have achieved good results in Grade 12 in Mathematics, Science, and English (achievement levels of 5, 6 and 7).

How to apply

Please click here to download the application form.

Send your application together with CV, matric results and a full academic results report or transcript to [email protected]. You can also request an application form by writing to the Senior Manager: Learning & Talent Development, Armscor, Private Bag X337, Pretoria, 0001.

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