Council For Geoscience 2022 Bursary

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Bursary Details

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) herewith invites university students and Grade 12 learners to apply for a full-time CGS bursary for the 2022 academic year. The objective of the CGS bursary is to create, enhance and support expertise in the geosciences and related technical fields.

Candidate Requirements

  • Be a South African citizen.
  • Not employed and available for vacation work during studies and work back upon completion of studies, when required.
  • Planning to enroll full-time at a South African institution of higher learning for the 2022 academic year.
  • Currently enrolled for Grade 12 with both Mathematics and Physical Science as key subjects.
  • Have completed Grade 12 with an achievement of Level 6 or higher in both Mathematics and Physical Science.
  • Be a registered full-time student at a South African institution of higher learning.
  • For students currently at an institution of higher learning, must have passed all the courses for which they have registered for the study period already completed.

Must be studying within one of the following fields:

  • Computational Geosciences
  • Economic Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geo-informatics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Mineral economics
  • Mining seismology
  • Remote sensing
  • Science Communication


Bursary Enquiries

All enquiries should be directed to or Tel: 012 841 1020/1911.

Bursary Inclusion

  • Registration and tuition fees
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • Prescribed Books
  • Excursions/research
  • Once off laptop allowance for first-time bursars.
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How to Apply


  • Application letter stating the field of study you are applying for;
  • An updated CV;
  • A copy of your certified identity document;
  • A copy of your latest academic record;
  • A copy of matric results for those who completed matric;
  • A copy of grade 11 results for those who are currently doing matric.

Please forward your application and documents to with the reference ‘BursaryFT’.


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