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7 September 2020
DSI CSIR: Inter Bursary Support Programme - Call for Postgraduate Bursary Applications
The CSIR and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) are pleased to announce the DSI CSIR Inter-bursary Support Programme (IBS) call for applications.

Opening Date: Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
Closing Date: Friday, 23 October, 2020

Late applications will not be considered.

The IBS postgraduate bursary support is intended for students approved for- or registered for full time studies for Honours/ 4th year Engineering/BTech/Advanced Diploma, Masters or PhD degrees at any South African public university. The focus areas for the bursary support are restricted to the following research areas:
  • Aerospace
  • Composites
  • Modelling and Digital Sciences
  • Microsystems Technology
  • Titanium (Manufacturing Elements)
  • Photonics
  • Biotechnology:
    • Biopharming
    • Bioprocessing
    • Biocatalysis
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)
  • Health

The detailed guidelines document, advert and links to access the online application forms for Honours, Masters and Doctoral levels are attached on this email. Please complete the online application form (see links below) and submit all the required supporting documents as per information provided in the call documents by email to:
For Honours, 4th year Engineering, BTech and Advanced Diploma applications please click on the link below to complete an online application form:
For Masters and Doctoral applications please click on the link below to complete an online application form:

Should you have any queries with regards to the call requirements or application procedure, please contact:
Mr Justice Komane
Tel: 012 841 3304
Ms Katlego Ramonyai
Tel: 012 842 7519