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Manufacturing and Material Sciences BSc/BEng Undergraduate Bursary

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5 Sep, 2013

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Bursaries in South Africa

The CSIR is pleased to announce a comprehensive bursary programme that is aimed at providing support for talented students in selected fields of science, engineering and technology (SET). The bursary is designed to be especially attractive to those students that are considering a career in research, with a value that will comprehensively cover all the normal costs associated with university studies, such as registration, tuition, books, accommodation, meals, laptop, etc. A generous living expenses allowance is an additional part of the package, to assist all selected students with incidental costs. Both academic merit and financial need will be considered during the selection process, as well as the imperative to increase the participation of women and black people in SET.

The CSIR Material Sciences and Manufacturing (MSM) contributes novel and ground-breaking materials, composites, devices, techniques and processes for industries such as automotive, aerospace, health, energy and the built environment. Its world-class materials science and manufacturing professionals are also playing a significant role in the scientific and technological foundations for alternative energy security in South Africa whilst assisting the South African manufacturing industry to be globally competitive in micro-manufacturing.”

The CSIR invites applications from students wishing to register for the 2014 academic year in the following fields:

BSc/BEng undergraduate studies in the material sciences and manufacturing field:

  • Second- or third-year Mechanical Engineering focus on modelling and simulation in materials
  • Second-year Physics or chemistry specialising in Energy Materials or Materials Science
  • Chemistry
  • Electronic
  • Physics

Requirements: • A South African citizen • Enrolment at a South African university in 2014 • An average of 65% for the current academic year • Interested in pursuing a research career • Willingness to work in a diverse environment.

Your application must include: • A copy of your Identity Document • A copy of your CV • Latest academic results.

Preference will be given to applicants from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

Should you not be contacted within one month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.



How to Apply

Click on the Apply Now button at the end of this page to apply online

Closing date: 13 September 2013

Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at [email protected]. Please do not submit your application to this mailbox.

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