CSIR Bursary Programme



The CSIR hereby invites applications from students wishing to pursue a career in research, technology development and innovation as well as corporate/support areas.
Bursary Fields

Accounting, Engineering, Information Technology, Science
Who Can Apply

This bursary is offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students who are South African citizens. Students must be unemployed and studying full-time BSc, B Eng, BSc Honours or B Tech, MSc and PhD. Must be enrolled full-time towards the degree of choice at a South African public university. Current Grade 12 learners who intend enrolling full-time for the degree of choice at a South African public university may also apply. Requirements for Grade 12's is: English (Level 5), Mathematics (Level 6), Physical Science (Level 6).

Bursary Levels

Postgraduate , Undergraduate
Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa

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

Funding is for the duration of the studies
Service Contract

Graduates will be required to work for a period that corresponds to the duration of the bursary. Vacation work is required.
Closing Date

30 July 2022
Contact Details

Meiring Naude Rd, Pretoria, 0184

Application Address


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