CSIR Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – CSIR

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), established in the year 1945, is a premier and central research and development organisation in South Africa. The CSIR is Africa’s biggest research and development organisation, which covers approximately 10% of the whole African African R&D budget.

The CSIR’s 7 main focus areas include Industry, Energy, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Digital Environment, Health and Defence and Security. The company is based in the city of Pretoria, on its own campus and has a staff base of around 3000 scientific and technical researchers.

Some of the key issues which the company aims to address via interventions include – building a state with the ability to deliver high-quality services to all South African citizens consistently; developing employment opportunities and a strong economy; positively contributing to social and economic infrastructure development (including water resources, energy, transport and ICT networks).
 

 

ABOUT THE CSIR BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

CSIR are Undergraduate and Postgraduate students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year. The bursary is aimed at students with a strong academic record, and also aims to increase the amount of female and black students within the Science, Engineering and Technology sector.
 

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields, that are a priority to the CSIR:
Undergraduate to Honours Degrees:

 
Masters Degrees:

 

Doctoral Degrees:

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MORE ABOUT THE CSIR BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, books, once-off allowance for a laptop, accommodation and a living allowance.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview – candidates who do not receive any feedback should regard their application as unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CSIR BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
Current Matric students:

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Current University students:

Postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) applicants:

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CSIR BURSARY

Applications must be done online at CSIR Bursary Application 2022

All applicants will receive an email confirmation after their application has been received, and will be advised if their application was successful or unsuccessful.
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE CSIR BURSARY

30 July 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact CSIR directly:
Recruitment Centre
Tel: 012 842 7518
Email: Bursaryprogramme@csir.co.za

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