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Post-graduate Bursaries


SA Reserve Bank Graguate Programme in Data Science 2021

See details and application for Data Science Graduate programme for 2021

DS Programme 2021 Brochure for website advert.docx

Postgraduate Scholarship at Stellenbosch University (now closed)

Full –and Partial Scholarships covering tuition, accommodation and living expenses are available:
Honours scholarships: R 70 000
Master’s scholarships range from R 80 000 to R 140 000
Doctoral scholarships range from R 90 000 to R 150 000

Scholarship Call Ad - EMS.pdf

PG Bursary criteria 2020.pdf

For applications:

Description of application process: Call for Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021 applications - The Postgraduate Office_ (002).pdf

Closing date: 13 November 2020


CSIR Bursaries (Honours, Master's and PhD) - Data Science and Statistics

Closing date: 23 October 2020 strictly.

Honours R90 000
Masters R100 000
Doctoral R130 000

For Honours, 4th year Engineering, BTech and Advanced Diploma applications please click on the link below to complete an online application form:

For Masters and Doctoral applications please click on the link below to complete an online application form:

Enquiries: Mr Justice Komane, Tel: 012 841 3304,  or Ms Katlego Ramonyai, Tel: 012 842 7519,

2020 DSI CSIR InterBursary - Eligibility Guidelines_ Final.pdf

DSI CSIR Bursary Call 2021(4).pdf

NRF Scholarship for Honours studies 2021

The NRF invites applications for students who intend to register for an Honours degree in 2021. Interested students should please visit the Postgraduate Funding Office's website here for more information. Queries can be forwarded to or

Some important points to consider:

  • Students must achieve 65% in their final year to accept the award
  • Full cost -and partial cost scholarships are available
  • NSFAS/ISFAP recipients do not have to undergo a financial means test and should attach their student fee statement instead.
  • No late applications will be considered  



Faantjie en Lettie Pretorius Bursary: Third year students in Statistics and Mathematical Statistics



Student links to SAS online courses

​​scyp program_04.pdf


​​C​apitec Bursary Campaign

Capitec Bursary Campaign 2020.pdf


Correlation Risk Partners Bursary


Bursary Flyer Nov 2020.pdf