Mining Qualifications Authority Bursary Scheme intake

The MQA would like to invite learners who intend on studying towards a career within the Mining and Minerals Sector, to apply for an MQA bursary. The MQA Bursary Scheme is open to qualifying learners who are currently in Grade 12 and who intend to study during 2021 or current students who are already studying towards a certificate, diploma, degree at a public university, university of technology or a TVET College.

Closing date: 18 October 2020 for 2021 intake

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Application form


DSI CSIR Inter-bursary Support Programme (IBS)

Call for Postgraduate Bursary Applications
Call for 2021

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 and flyer for Honours, Masters and Doctoral levels.


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:

Application form for Honours, 4th year Engineering, BTech and Advanced Diploma applications

Application form for Masters and Doctoral applications



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