SKA South Africa Doctoral and Masters Bursaries 2019 for Young Africans

South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) is now accepting applications from young Africans for its 2019 Doctoral and Masters Bursary Programme. Deadline for submission of application for SKA South Africa Doctoral and Masters Bursaries 2019 is August 1, 2018.

SKA South Africa Doctoral and Masters Bursaries



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.

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.

Application Procedure:

Students may apply online at


Closing date for applications is 1 August 2018.


Apply Before: August 1, 2018.


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