South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Bursary 2021 – 2022

Things To Note Before Applying For A Bursary

South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Bursary

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SANSA

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA), established in 2010, are a public entity and government agency operating under the National Department of Science and Technology (DST).

SANSA is responsible for developing and promoting aeronautics and aerospace space research, with the company main focus on utilising data acquired from remote sensing via satellites and other projects to provide an assessment about fires, flooding, environmental phenomena and resource management both within the country and throughout Africa.

ABOUT THE SANSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is inviting Postgraduate students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year.

SANSA bursaries will be awarded for studies towards the following qualifications:
All SANSA divisions (Hons, MSc and PhD):

Earth Observation (Hons, MSc and PhD):

Engineering (DTech, MEng, MTech, MSc and PhD):

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Space Science (Hons, MSc, MPhil and PhD):

 

MORE ABOUT THE SANSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

Bursaries will be awarded to the value of the following amounts:
Honours students: R90 000 (per annum for 1 year)
Masters students: R100 000 (per annum for 2 years)
PhD students: R130 000 (per annum for 3 years)

The bursary recipient may NOT be in receipt of many bursaries that exceed the amount above – if applicants have another bursary of a lower amount, SANSA may provide a top-up bursary to the student and not the full bursary amount.

Bursaries are renewable only if students achieve satisfactory academic results.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the SANSA research portal

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SANSA BURSARY

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):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SANSA BURSARY

Applications must be done online at; SANSA Bursary Application 2022
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):

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SANSA BURSARY

30 September 2021.
(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 SANSA directly:
Email: grants@sansa.org.za

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