SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAMSA

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) was founded in 1998 and is a government agency within the country. SAMSA has 3 main objectives, namely: to promote the maritime interests of South Africa; to ensure the safety of property and life at sea and to reduce and prevent ship pollution to the marine environment.

The Authority is headquartered in Pretoria and has it’s Maritime Rescue Co-ordination and Response Centre based in Cape Town. They also have offices in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Richards Bay, Mossel Bay, East London and on the Port of Ngqura.

SAMSA’s services include Fishing Service; Shipping Safety; Small vessel safety; Sea Watch and Response; Seafarer Service; Naval Architecture; Ship Registry; Audit and Accreditation; EPIRB Registration.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Each year, SAMSA awards a limited amount of bursary awards to deserving students (at secondary and tertiary level), who wish to pursue their studies within the following Maritime related fields:

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ELIGIBILITY 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):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete SAMSA 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):

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Applications must be submitted electronically via email to Bursaries@samsa.org.za
(Insert the words “SAMSA Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
 

CLOSING DATE

15 June 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SAMSA directly:
The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)
Head Office
Tel: 012 366 2600
Fax: 012 366 2601

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