Students Receives DST-CSIR Inter-Bursary Support in South Africa 2020

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South African Students DST-CSIR receives Inter-Bursary support, this bursary is giving students a chance to complete their higher education at a reputable South African university with a good amount of funding. The fund will be beneficial to cover study or other expenses.

DST-CSIR Inter-Bursary for DST-CSIR Inter-Bursary

  • University or Organization: The Department of Science and Technology
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Honours, Masters or PhD program
  • Award: R75 000, R100 000, or R130 000
  • Access Mode: Email
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: South Africa and International
  • The program can be taken in South Africa
  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2019
  • Language: English


  • Eligible Countries: South Africa and international participants are allowed to join.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The participants can pursue an honour or a BTech degree program in the following fields-
  • 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, and Physics.
  • Also a master or PhD degree in the following areas-
  • Aerospace, Biotechnology (biopharming, bioprocessing or biocatalysis), Composites, Health, Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS), Information and communications technology, Modeling, and digital sciences, Microsystems technology, Photonics, and Titanium (manufacturing elements of).
  • Admissible Criteria: A participant must receive a place to study a degree program as a full-time student at any South African public university.

How to Apply

The application process has two steps-

    • Enrollment at a university: The participants have to take admission in honours, BTech, master or a PhD degree program at any South African public university in the year 2020.
    • Application for the Grant: After being successfully enrolled at a university, the participants are eligible to complete the Honours application or Masters or PhD application form. The form should be sent to
  • Supporting Documents: The candidates have to attach a PDF file which contains a proof of South African identity document or passport (international candidates), official and certified degree transcripts, admission letter indicating full-time registration, and reference letters.
  • Language Requirement: The participants should be very proficiency in the English language.


The award is differed according to the course-

  • Honours R75 000
  • Masters R100 000
  • PhD R130 000

The education bursary amount is to be allocated to the student’s university account and will be allocated on a monthly or quarterly basis by the university to the student.

Click here to apply


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