The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) established the inter-bursary support programme for postgraduate studies to support capacity development in key strategic and priority areas identified in key departmental strategies. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is supporting the DSI in the development of skills in these areas.
2.1 All students accepted for- or registered for full-time studies at any South African public university.
2.2 All students who intend to register or are registered for the following:
– Honours/4th year Engineering/Postgraduate Diploma
The CSIR-DSI Inter-Bursary Support Programme applications are restricted to those students whose degrees are aligned to the thematic research areas and research themes/technology streams indicated below. Supervisor endorsement and motivation will be required with each bursary application for Masters and Doctoral applications.
Preference will be given to applicants from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and people living with disabilities.
3. Focus areas