Armscor: Bursaries 2024

December 10, 2023

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Bursary Description

Armaments Corporation of South Africa (known as ARMSCOR) invites South African studnets to apply for Bursary Programme 2024

Bursary Application Closing date is 02 February 2024

Overview: The Armscor Bursary Scheme aims to support South African citizens pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies in specific fields aligned with the future needs of the defence industry. The bursary covers various expenses such as tuition fees, study materials, accommodation, meals, allowances, and potential vacation work opportunities.

Fields Covered:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics / Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • Human Kinetics & Ergonomics Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Naval/ Marine Engineering

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • South African citizenship
  • Currently in Matric (in 2023) or completed Matric
  • Enrolled or planning to study full-time in 2024 for an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in one of the specified fields at a recognized South African tertiary institute
  • Strong academic performance
  • Interest in a career within the defence industry
  • Minimum 70% score in Mathematics, Physical Science, and English in Matric
  • From a previously disadvantaged background

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the Armscor Bursary Application Form 2024 (.pdf)
  2. Indicate “” as the referral source in the application.
  3. Submit clear copies of required documents, including ID, academic records, proof of registration, and parental/guardian information.
  4. Send the application via email or post to the provided addresses.

Required Documents:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year results (if applicable)
  • Matric certificate (if completed)
  • Full academic record (if currently studying)
  • Proof of registration at a tertiary institute
  • Parents or guardians’ ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income
  • Covering letter explaining your field of study choice and motivation

Submission Details:

  • Email: (Subject Line: “Armscor Bursary Application- Your Full Name”)
  • Post: Senior Manager: Learning & Organisation Development Armscor LTD Private Bag X337 Pretoria 0001

Additional Requirements for Shortlisted Candidates:

  • Matric final results/certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance or registration at a university
  • Student number
  • Fees statement (if currently studying)

Closing Date: 2 February 2024 (by the specified time).

Ensure timely submission of applications to be considered for the bursary. Late applications will not be accepted.