The CSIR Undergraduate Bursary Programme is open to all academically qualified young people and aims to attract and increase the participation of women and black people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Call for Applications
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is one of the leading multidisciplinary research and development organisations in Africa with a sterling and proud track record of developing ‘Ideas that work’ to address a wide range of challenges.
With some of the best and brightest minds in the world, we provide solutions that help improve the lives of all South Africans and make a significant contribution to the global wealth of scientific knowledge.
The CSIR hereby invites bursary applications from talented young people wishing to pursue careers in science, engineering, research, technology development and innovation.
If you are a South African citizen successfully pursuing a degree in a STEM field at a South African university or a Grade 12 learner aiming to study for a degree in a STEM field in 2016, the CSIR bursary may just be for you.
This is a comprehensive bursary that covers all the costs associated with university studies for the duration of the approved degree programme
GRADE 12 LEARNERS:• A minimum of a Level 5 for English First Language or a Level 4 for English Second Language in Grade 11.
• Preferably at least a Level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science in Grade 11.
• Must have passed all courses for the study period already completed.
Closing Date: 15 June 2015