National Bursaries 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
National Research Foundation Bursary Options
ND / BTech (Mechanical Engineering)
ND / BTech (Electrical Engineering)
BEng (Electrical and electronic)
BSc (Computer Science)
National Research Foundation Bursaries 2018 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.