Armscor Bursary

Armscor Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for Armscor Bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the Armscor Bursary, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Armscor Bursary 2023. Armaments Corporation of South Africa invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: February 27, 2023

Armscor Bursary 2023

Armaments Corporation of South Africa (known as ARMSCOR) was established in 1968 as an arms production company. Today, Armscor are the South African Department of Defence’s (DOD) arms procurement agency.

Not only does Armscor provide services to the DOD, but they also service the South African Government and other stakeholders across Africa.

Armscor Bursary Eligible Fields

Armscor is inviting students from a previously disadvantaged background, to apply for 2023 bursary funding. The Armscor Bursary Scheme aims to address the lack of critical skills in science and engineering skills, of the defence industry.

Bursaries are available to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the defence industry, by pursuing studies within the Engineering and Science sector, particularly the following fields:

What Does Armscor Bursary Cover?

The bursary will provide coverage for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation and meals.

Bursary recipients will also have the opportunity to partake in vacation work, during university holidays, where possible.

Armscor Bursary 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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric or you must be currently in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time, within one of the fields listed above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised tertiary institute within South Africa
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must be interested in pursuing a career within the defence industry
  • You must have achieved a minimum of levels 5 in Mathematics in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum of levels 6 in Physical Science in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum of levels 7 in English in Matric
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged background

How to Apply for Armscor Bursary

Download and complete the Armscor 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 mid-year results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead: certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips or employment letter if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit if an informal trader/ proof of SASSA grant if applicable/ death certificate if deceased)
  • Covering letter, stating the following: your field of study and what motivated you to choose to study in your field

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
(Insert the words “Armscor Bursary Application- Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

2) Post:
Senior Manager: Learning & Organisation Development
Armscor LTD
Private Bag X337

Students who are shortlisted will be required to submit these documents, before the bursary can be awarded:

  • Matric certificate or final results (certified copy)
  • Proof of University registration or acceptance, for 2023 studies (on institutions letterhead)
  • University student number
  • Fees statement (on institutions letterhead)

Armscor Bursary 2023 Closing Date

The closing date for the submission of applications for Armscor Bursary is 27 February 2023. Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

Contact information

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Armscor directly:
Contact person: Sam Sibiya
Tel: 012 428 2434

Please do NOT contact Armscor if this bursary has already closed.