CSIR is Offering Bursaries in Various Fields: Apply With Grade 11 Resluts


The CSIR hereby invites applications from students wishing to register for undergraduate and Honours degrees. The CSIR will consider students wishing to pursue a career in research, technology development and innovation. The Bursary Programme is open to all academically qualifying young people and also aims to attract and increase participation of women and black people in science, engineering and technology. If you are a South African citizen successfully pursuing a science or engineering degree at a South African university or a Grade 12 Learner aiming to study for a degree in science or engineering in 2017, the CSIR bursary is for you.

This is a comprehensive bursary that covers all the costs associated with university studies, such as:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition foes
  • Books
  • Accommodation
  • Living allowance
  • Laptop allowance

Requirements for Grade 12 Learners:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • A minimum of a Level 5 for English (First Language or a English Second Language} in Grade 11
  • Preferably level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science in Grade 11
  • Enrol for BSc or BE, full.time at a public tertiary institution

Requirements for Undergraduate University Students:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must hove passed all courses for which you hove registered at the university for the study period already completed

Requirements for Honours Students:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Planning to enrol full.time at South African university for 2017
  • Must have passed all courses for which you have registered at the university for the study period already completed

Please note that applications must be for full-time studies towards on academic degree at an accredited public South African university. Only BTech bursaries are awarded for studies at a university of technology.

How to apply

Closing date is 19 June 2016. Click here to apply online

Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR bursary office on bursaryprogramme@csir.co.za or (012) 841 3256

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *