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7 July 2022
Apply now: 2023 DSI CSIR Inter-bursary Support Programme (IBS)
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.

Important info

Opening Date: Monday, 4 July, 2022
Closing Date: Thursday, 4 August 2022

Late applications will not be considered.


The IBS postgraduate bursary support is intended in funding students approved for or registered for full time studies for Honours/4th year Engineering/Postgraduate 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:
  • AerospaceComposites
  • Modelling and Digital Sciences
  • Microsystems Technology
  • Titanium (Manufacturing Elements)
  • Photonics
  • Biotechnology:
  • Biopharming
  • Bioprocessing
  • Biocatalysis
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • IKS (Indigenous Knowledge Systems)
  • Health
The detailed eligibility guidelines document, FAQ document and link to access the online application forms for Honours, Masters and Doctoral levels can be accessed by clicking the buttons below. Please complete the online application form and submit all the required supporting documents on the application system.

eligibility guidelines  FAQs  APPLY ONLINE HERE

Contact details

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


Katlego Ramonyai
Tel: 012 842 7519