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Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Doctoral and Masters Bursaries for African Students 2019

The South African SKA project offers postgraduate bursaries, grants and fellowships to students who excel in their studies and are interested to join research teams at the cutting edge of technology.

Application Deadline: 1st August 2018.

Eligible Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility: SARAO will consider applications from academically excellent students who wish to undertake postgraduate-level research relevant to the scientific and technical goals of the SKA and MeerKAT radio telescopes, and who are:

  1. South African citizens, or permanent residents of South Africa; or
  2. Citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: A SARAO Doctoral and Masters Bursary includes funds for Doctoral and Masters programme, as well as student academic support and development.

Duration of Programme: Duration of candidate’s course

How to Apply: Students may apply online at

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: SKA

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