iThemba LABS: Bursaries 2018 in Western Cape & Gauteng

iThemba LABS, a National Research Facility managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) invites qualifying students  to apply for Bursary Programme 2018 academic year.

Bursary application deadline is 31 December 2018

Bursary Provider: iThemba LABS

Bursary Location: Western Cape and Gauteng

The National Research Foundation (NRF) supports and promotes research and human capital development through funding, the provision of National Research Facilities and science outreach platforms and programmes to the broader community in all fields of science and technology, including natural science, engineering, social science and humanities.

iThemba Laboratory for accelerator based sciences is a group of multidisciplinary research laboratories administered by the NRF. Based at two sites in the Western Cape and Gauteng, these facilities provide for:

  • Basic and applied research using particle beams
  • Particle radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer
  • The supply of accelerator-produced radionuclides for medical and industrial applications

iThemba LABSA bursaries cover full tuition fees.

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants must be on their second year level of study.
  • Applicants must have attained a minimum of 60% pass in their first year.
  • Selection of successful candidates will be strictly on academic merit.
  • Applicants are expected to study at an accredited South African tertiary institution.

Bursaries are available in the following disciplines:

  • ND / BTech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • ND / BTech (Electrical Engineering)
  • BEng (Electrical and electronic)
  • BEng (Mechanical)
  • BEng (Mechatronics)
  • BSc (Computer Science)

How to apply

Closing date for submission of applications is 31 December 2017. To apply for this bursary, click here to download the application form. Send a completed application form with supporting documents to: [email protected] for attention Ms S Dunge.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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