CSIR Bursaries 2015 (Various study fields)

Are you a university student studying towards a degree in any of the science fields listed below? A matric/grade 12 learner planning on taking up any of the science studies listed below in 2015? Are you eager to have your studies in 2015 funded by one of the CSIR 2015 Bursaries? The CSIR is offering both post-graduate and undergraduate bursaries to deserving students/learners who are performing above average in their studies, you have to obtain an average of at least 65% in your studies. If your average is below 65%, you do not qualify.

Which qualifications will the CSIR 2015 Bursary Programme cover?

Undergraduate: You have to be studying or planning to study towards a a Bsc OR BEng  in any of the following fields:

*BSc/BEng undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the information and communication technologies fields:

  • Electronic
  • Software
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Information Technology
  • Remote Sensing

Areas of Interest include: Speech analytics (audio and text), Wireless technologies, High Performance computing, Hybrid broadcasting and broadband technologies, Software development, Mobile applications, Data Science and Visualisation, Sensor Networks.

*BSc/BEng undergraduate studies in the built environment fields:

  • Civil
  • Architecture
  • Geo Information Systems(GIS)
  • Construction Management
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical

*BSc/BEng undergraduate studies in the natural resources and the environmental sciences fields:

  • Chemical Engineering (BTech or BEng) (fourth year)
  • Meteorology/ Climatology (Applied Mathematics/ Physics/ Mathematical Statistics provided with interest in Climatology & the environmental sciences) (third year)
  • Chemistry (fourth year)

*BSc/BEng undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the defence and security fields:

  • Electronic
  • Electrical (light current)
  • Mechanical
  • Aeronautical
  • Industrial
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering

*BSc/BEng undergraduate studies in the information security fields:

  • Applied Mathematics (physics) (first year)
  • Mechanical Engineering (first year)
  • Computer Science (third or fourth year)
  • Computer Engineering (third or fourth year)

*BSc/BEng postgraduate studies in the natural resources and the environmental sciences fields:

  • Chemistry
  • Meteorology/Climatology (Applied Mathematics/ Physics/ Mathematical Statistics provided with interest in Climatology & the environmental sciences)
  • Geography and Environmental Management with a focus on Waste management

What is covered in the CSIR 2015 Bursary?

The bursary is a comprehensive bursary which will pay for your registration fees, tuition fees, books, food, computer and other related expenses.

How to apply for a CSIR Bursary?

To apply for this bursary you must have the following ready:

  • An updated CV, a certified copy of your ID document, and your latest results – all should be scanned.
  • Remember that you must be a South African citizen who will be enrolled for any of the qualifications above at a South African University in 201.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE OR, if you prefer applying manually, send an email to bursaryprogramme@csir.co.za requesting a manual application form.

CLOSING DATE: 15 September 2014.

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Should you not here from CSIR by 31 October 2014 please accept that your application was unsuccessful. If you have any questions about this bursary programme kindly contact the CSIR Bursaries department at recruitmentqueries@csir.co.za (do not send your applications to this email address, you must apply online at the link above.)

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