CSIR: Bursaries 2017 in South Africa

The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) hereby invites bursary applications from talented young people wishing to pursue a career in research, technology development and innovation. If you are a South African citizen successfully pursuing a science or engineering degree at a South African university or a Grade 12 Learner aiming to study for a degree in science or engineering in 2017, the CSIR bursary is for you.

Bursary application deadline is 16 June 2016

Bursary Provider: CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)

Nationality: South African citizens

Field of Study:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Technology

Bursary Award:

This is a comprehensive bursary that covers all the costs associated with university studies, such as

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Books
  • Accommodation
  • Living allowance
  • Laptop allowance


Grade 12 learners

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • A minimum of a Level 5 for English (First Language or a English Second Language) in Grade 11
  •  Preferably level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science in Grade 11
  • Enrol for BSc or BEng full-time at a public tertiary institution

University students

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have passed all courses for which you have registered at the university for the study period already completed

How to Apply:

Click here to apply Online

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