SANSA 2018 Bursaries

This is space calling

Join the South African Space Agency……

Are you interested in working with the space sector to bring real benefits to society?

SANSA is looking for forward thinking individuals who can form part of the next generation of African Earth – and Space Scientists

Apply now for one of our postgraduate bursaries for studies in the 2018 academic year. SANSA offers bursaries in the fields below, but are not limited to:

Earth Observation (Hons, MSc, PhD)

  • Remote Sensing
  • Earth System Science with Remote Sensing
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Geospatial Programmers
  • Data scientist

Space Science (Hons, MSc, MPhil, PhD)

  • Antarctic radar studies of climate change
  • Multi-instrument studies of space weather
  • Geomagnetically induced currents in power systems
  • Multi scale ionospheric physics, structure and dynamics
  • Improvement of SANSA’s ionospheric and radio propagation model
  • Theory of waves and solitons in plasma

Engineering (Hons, BTech, MEng, MTech, MSc, PHD, DTech)

Software, Software Systems, Aeronautical, Aerospace, Electrical, Electronic, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Space, Systems, Mechatronics, Antenna and RF Systems Engineering

All Divisions (Hons, MSc, PhD)

  • Computer Science & -Engineering
  • Information Systems


Closing Date for Applications: 31 July 2017

Requirements and applications can be found and submitted online from the SANSA website

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