Council for Geoscience (CGS) Bursaries 2024

Council for Geoscience (CGS) Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Council for Geoscience (CGS) invite students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 23 February 2024.

Are you a South African citizen with a passion for geosciences? The Council for Geoscience (CGS) is offering exciting bursaries for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in various fields. If you meet the eligibility criteria, this is your chance to receive financial support and gain valuable experience in geosciences.

Available Fields of Study:

  • Computational Geosciences
  • Economic Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geo-informatics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology (focus on groundwater modeling)
  • Mineral Economics
  • Mining Seismology
  • Remote Sensing

Bursary Coverage:

The CGS Bursary covers registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, research/excursions, and a laptop allowance for first-time recipients. Successful candidates may be required to participate in vocational work during university holidays and fulfill a work-back contract with the CGS after graduation.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Completed Matric with a minimum level 6 in Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Full-time enrollment in a relevant qualification in 2024
  • Studying or registered at a recognized tertiary institution
  • Not currently employed and willing to work for the CGS after graduation
  • Preference given to female students and those living with disabilities

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the CGS Bursary Application Form 2024.
  2. Indicate “” in the field for referral.
  3. Submit required documents along with the application form via email to: [email protected].

Required Supporting Documents:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic record/transcripts (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance at university (on institution’s letterhead)
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter supporting your application

Closing Date:

Submit your application before the closing date on 23 February 2024.

Don’t miss this opportunity to pursue your studies in geosciences with the support of the Council for Geoscience. Apply now and take the first step toward a rewarding career in this field!