CSIR Bursary

CSIR Bursary Information

The CSIR bursary is a comprehensive bursary programme that is aimed at providing support for talented students in selected fields of science, engineering and technology (SET). The bursary is designed to be especially attractive to those students that are considering a career in research, with a value that will comprehensively cover all the normal costs associated with university studies.

CSIR Bursary Value

CSIR bursary covers for the following:

  •  registration
  • tuition
  • books
  • accommodation
  • meals
  • laptop

A generous living expenses allowance is an additional part of the package, to assist all selected students with incidental costs. Both academic merit and financial need will be considered during the selection process, as well as the imperative to increase the participation of women and black people in SET.CSIR Built Environment (BE) conducts research related to the built environment in support of the country’s competitive performance and welfare and quality of life of its people through knowledge generation for the development of an efficient and globally competitive built environment system. The CSIR invites applications from students for the 2014 academic year in the following fields:

CSIR Bursaries Available

  • Civil Engineering
  •  Architecture
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Town and Regional Planning

CSIR Bursary Application Requirements

• A South African citizen

• Enrolment at a South African university in 2017

• An average of 65% for the current academic year

• Interested in pursuing a research career

• Willingness to work in a diverse environment.

Your application must include:

• A copy of your Identity Document

• A copy of your CV

• Latest academic results.

Preference will be given to applicants from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

Should you not be contacted within one month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 13 September 2018

Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at Recruitmentqueries@csir.co.za. Please do not submit your application to this mailbox.