DST-CSIR Bursary Scholarship Programme 2020

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the DST-CSIR Bursary Scholarship Programme 2020. The full application details for the DST-CSIR Bursary Scholarship Programme can be accessed below.

DST-CSIR Bursary Scholarship Programme

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invite applications for a bursary under the DST-CSIR Inter-Bursary Support (IBS) Programme grant scheme.IBS postgraduate bursary is intended for full-time studies at any South African public university.

For applications towards honors, the fourth year in engineering or BTech studies, you may apply if your major subjects are in science, engineering, and technology. For example:

  • Biotechnology and related majors
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science or ICT-related majors
  • Engineering and related majors
  • Health (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, etc.)
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics/ Applied Maths/ Statistics
  • Physics

Age selection; The eligible age for applicants is between 20 and 32 years.

How to Apply

Application forms and more information about the IBS postgraduate bursary can be obtained from the Postgraduate Funding Office/Research Office of each of the public universities.

Please complete the application forms and send them (preferably in pdf format) with supporting attachments via email to the IBS administrator at HCD-INTERBURSARY@csir.co.za

Feedback will ONLY be sent to successful applicants, within two months of the closing date of the applications. If you do not receive any feedback from us within two months of the closing date of applications, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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