National Metrology Institute of SA (NMISA): Bursary Programme 2019

The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme 2019 academic year.

Closing Date: 15 September 2018
Location: South African

Undergraduate Bursary X 1 

​ ​​NMISA is offering undergraduate bursaries at a recognised South African University. Upon completion, the bursars will be required to work one year for every year sponsored at NMISA. Successful graduates will follow an exciting career at NMISA in the Science of Accurate Measurement (Metrology). NMISA is the custodian of the South Africa national measurement standards, thus you will be working closely with experts on the realisation of the International System (SI) units in the Electricity & Magnetism division​.

Bursary is offered in the following fields of study​​:

  • BSc Physics Degree

Who can apply:

  • Undergraduate students who are registered fulltime at a recognised South African university in any o​f the fields listed above with an average of ≥ 60%
  • Grade 12 learners currently studying Mathematics (Not Mathematics Literacy) and Natural Science and are able to provide grade 11 results and progress report for grade 12
  • Candidates who are in possession of a grade 12 exemption certificate, with Mathematics (Not Maths Literacy) and Natural Science, with ≥ 60% marks
  • Candidates must have the intention of studying to MSc level in Physics
  • Applicants must be South African Citizens
  • The main criteria are academic merit and financial need

The bursary includes:

The full costs of registration and tuition; residence fees and allowance for prescribed books and necessary requirements. The successful candidates will have an opportunity to gain work experience at NMISA during vacations. ​

How to apply:​

NMISA subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates who meet the requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. The NMISA Human Capital Development programme, which this Undergraduate Opportunity forms part of, is focused on recruiting the following candidates in order of preference: African, Coloured & Indian.​​

Interested and suitably qualified persons MUST upload/ attach all supporting documentation required (updated CV, completed NMISA Bursary application form, certified academic record, and ID.) when applying for the position email NMISA Human Resource at​. Only candidates with all supporting documents and completed questionnaire will be considered for the position. Apply on our NMISA website under vacancies.​

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.  By applying for this position at NMISA, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that NMISA may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or the SAP in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entails the handling of cash or finances and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history. More information contact Human Resources telephone number (012) 841 4152/2254.



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