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Angus SA WISE Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Woman 2013/2014

The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SA WISE) offers the Angus SA WISE Scholarship 2013 for Sub-Saharan African women with preference to South African Women.

The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SA WISE) is a dynamic association for all those who support the idea of strengthening the role of women in science and engineering in South Africa. Each year SA WISE awards the Angus Scholarship to a Sub-Saharan black woman graduate with 70% or above grade average in her subject of study. The scholarship is awarded for 1 year of tertiary study at Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any field of science and engineering. South African applicants will be given preference. The successful applicant should become an active member of SAWISE.

South African applicants will be given preference. The successful applicant should become an active member of SAWISE.

Eligibility

Each year SAWISE awards the Angus Scholarship and the criteria for eligibility include:

  • A sub-Saharan black female
  • Must have achieved 70% or above grade average in her subject of study.
  • Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering)
  • In any field of science and engineering.

Scholarship Worth

Value for 2013 : R10 000 per annumn

SA WISE aims to strengthen this role by inter alia:

  • raising the profile of women scientists and engineers
  • highlighting and addressing problems faced specifically by women in these fields
  • lobbying for the advancement of women in science and engineering
  • providing leadership and role models for young people wishing to enter the fields of science and engineering

How to apply

Please include with application:

  • Curriculum Vitae with names of two referees
  • One page motivation
  • An official academic transcript (record)
  • Name(s) of other bursaries/scholarships applied for and amount

 

Visit Scholarship webpage to download application form

Application Deadline

30 November 2013 (Annually)

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