The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socio economic prosperity in South Africa.
The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state.
The CSIR bursary programme financially supports full-time, unemployed students in obtaining qualifications in areas that are deemed a priority by the CSIR.
It is a merit based, comprehensive bursary that covers all costs associated with university studies.
Current grade 12 or university students that intend to or are currently enrolled full-time for the degree of choice at a South African public university.
Please Note: Only specific fields of study (for Undergraduate, Honours, MSc and PhD) and thematic areas (for MSc and Phd) will be considered.
To see the full list of considered fields of study (separated by level of study) and thematic areas (including explanations), please click Here
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