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The Armaments Corporation of South Africa Bursary for young South Africans 2023 (Armscor Bursary)

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa Bursary for young South Africans 2023 (Armscor Bursary)

DEADLINE: 27 February 2023

Armscor, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, in partnership with the Defence industry, is offering bursaries to exceptional learners through the Armscor Bursary Scheme. The aim of the scheme is to address the critical science and engineering skills of the Defence industry, by focusing on promoting and improving results in Maths, Science, and technical subjects at schools. The bursaries will be awarded to learners from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study full-time in the engineering and science fields of study.


Armscor will be awarding bursaries to the following field of study:

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

Armscor bursary covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed books
  • Vacation work (Where possible)


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African Citizen
  • Candidates must have an interest in working in the Defence industry
  • Achieved levels of 5, 6, and 7 in Mathematics, Physical Science and English
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised tertiary institute within South Africa
  • Excellent academic Results


Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form:

  • 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 at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Parent(s) or guardian(s) ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parent(s) or guardian(s) proof of income(latest pay slips/employment letter/SASSA grant letter/affidavit for informal traders)
  • Death certificate if deceased

The following documents will also be required in the final stages of the bursary selection process:

  • Final Matric results(certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter or proof of registration
  • Student number
  • Fees statement, if currently at tertiary level

The application must be submitted electronically via email or hardcopy via post to:

Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

(insert the words ‘’ Armscor Bursary ApplicationYour Full Name” in the email subject line). OR

Senior Manager: Learning & Organisation Development, Armscor LTD, Private Bag X337, Pretoria, 0001


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact:

Name: Thulisile Sibeko Tel: 012 428 2456

Email: [email protected]

Click here to download the official advert of the Armscor Bursary 2023 for young South Africans

Click here to download the official advert of the Armscor Bursary 2023 for young South Africans



ALSO CHECK: The South African Navy (SAN) is currently recruiting young unemployed South Africans



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