The Council for Geoscience (CGS) Bursary South Africa 2022

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The Council for Geoscience (CGS) Bursary South Africa 2022-2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – CGS

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) is a scientific research council that promotes and provides research within the geoscience field, as well as providing specialized geoscientific services. The CGS was formed as a successor to the Geological Survey of South Africa

Headquartered in Pretoria, the CGS also has regional offices across the country based in Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, Polokwane, and Upington.

Some of the services provided by the Council include core drilling services, environmental management and rehabilitation, mining and minerals services, mineral resources development, water geoscience and hydrological services, engineering geoscience and geotechnical services and many more. The companies core value include Excellence, Innovation, Diversity, Service, Learning and Accountability.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The CGS will be awarding bursaries to students pursuing their studies within the following fields of study:

  • Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geohydrology
  • Geophysics
  • Geo-informatics
  • Computational Geosciences
  • Mining Seismology
  • Mineral Economics
  • Remote Sensing

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, research/ excursions and a laptop allowance for first-time bursary recipients.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognized tertiary institution within South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum result of level 6 for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
  • *Preference will be female students and those with disabilities

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the: Council for Geoscience Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts, if at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary application/ acceptance

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: [email protected]
(Insert the words “Fulltime Bursaries” in the email subject line).

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The Council for Geoscience directly:
Tel: 012 841 1911
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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