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CGS: Scholarship / Bursary Opportunities 2020

Council a Geoscience (CGS) invites suitable applicants to apply for Scholarship / Bursary Programme for 2020.

Location: South Africa
Closing Date: 30th October 2019

The Council a Geoscience (CGS) herewith invites university students and Grade 12 learners to apply for a full-time CGS bursary for the 2020 academic year. The objective of the CGS bursary is to create, enhance and support expertise in the geosciences and related technical fields.


  • Be a South African citizen.
  • 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.

The CGS award full time bursaries in the following fields of study:

  • Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geohydrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Economic Geology
  • Geo-informatics
  • Remote sensing
  • Computational Geology
  • Mineral Economics
  • Mining seismology

The CGS bursary covers:

  1. Registration and tuition fees
  2. Accommodation
  3. Meals
  4. Books
  5. Excursions/research
  6. A laptop allowance for first-time bursars.

How to apply

Please forward your application and documents to [email protected] with the referenceFull time Bursaries’.

Complete the application form which is available HERE and attach the required documents.Preference will be given to women and learners with disabilities.