The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): Bursaries 2022


The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 30 July 2021

THE CSIR BURSARY PROGRAMME IS OPEN TO ACADEMICALLY QUALIFYING YOUNG PEOPLE AND ALSO AIMS TO ATTRACT AND INCREASE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN AND BLACK PEOPLE IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, SPECIFICALLY IN THE AREAS MENTIONED BELOW:

1.UNDERGRAD – HONOURS DEGREES

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Industrial Physics
  • Applied Physics
  • Bio-Informatics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry with Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science with Chemistry
  • Data Science/Modelling
  • Electronic/Software Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Material Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Physics with Computer Science
  • Economic Science
  • Information Systems
  • Extractive Metallurgy (Hydrometallurgy), (Pyromet)

2. UNDERGRAD – HONOURS DEGREES (CORPORATE/SUPPORT)

  • B Com/BTech in Accounting or Risk Management

For information download CSIR bursary advert 2022

THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE BURSARY AND IT COVERS ALL THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH UNIVERSITY STUDIES, SUCH AS:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Books
  • Accommodation
  • Living Allowances
  • Once off laptop allowance

Academic merit will be considered during the selection process, as well as the imperative to increase the participation of women and black people in science, engineering and technology.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Planning to enrol full-time at a South African University for 2022
  • For current grade 12 students, English Level 5, Mathematics Level 6 and Physics Level 6
  • For students currently at universities, must have passed all the courses for which you have registered for at the university for the study period already completed

YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

  • Application letter stating the field of study you are applying for;
  • An updated CV;
  • A copy of your certified identity document; and
  • A copy of your latest academic record

FAILURE TO ATTACH THESE DOCUMENTS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING NULL AND VOID.APPLICANTS APPLYING FOR MASTERS AND DOCTORAL BURSARIES SHOULD BE SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS WHO POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:

  • Good scientific writing skills;
  • Good organisational and time management skills;
  • Excellent academic record;
  • A drive to conduct research, self-motivation and the ability to work independently and within a team are essential;
  • The ability to formulate and carry out research;
  • Excellent technical abilities;
  • The ability to work well under pressure as part of a team and meet scheduled deliverables; Good communication skills both verbal and writing (e.g. with evidence of report and/or conference papers writing); and
  • Good report writing abilities. Furthermore, the ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who takes ownership and initiative. He/she must also meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate/honours’ bursary at the selected university.

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS MUST BE FOR FULL-TIME STUDIES TOWARDS AN ACADEMIC DEGREE AT AN ACCREDITED PUBLIC SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY.

How to apply

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