South African Weather Service Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is the official meteorological service provider in South Africa, under the Department of Environmental Affairs, as well as being a member of the World Meteorological Organization.

If you are interested in a career in climate change and weather service, why not apply for this fantastic bursary opportunity?
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Students who are currently studying, or intend on studying in one of the following fields are welcome to apply:

  • AGRO-METEORLOGY
  • METEOROLOGY
  • ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
  • AIR QUALITY
  • CLIMATOLOGY

 
The following expenses will be covered by the bursary: registration, tuition and a monthly allowance.

Upon qualification, students are required to work for SAWS for the equal duration of the bursary awarded.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Obtained a minimum of 70% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
  • Currently studying (or intend on studying) full-time in one of the above fields of study (first/ second/ third/ Honours year)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the SA Weather Service Bursary Application Form (pdf).

Quote the following reference number on your application: REF.WS11/10/2017
 

The following documents must please accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic transcript/ record (certified copy) (if you are a current tertiary student)
  • Proof of tertiary registration (if currently studying)
  • Any other merit certificates (certified copies)
  • Covering letter/ motivational letter (max 1 page)

Application forms and supporting documents must then be posted or hand-delivered to:
The Chief Executive Officer
The South African Weather Service
Private Bag X097
Pretoria 0001
(Attention : Ms G Maphisa)
 

CLOSING DATE

20 October 2017.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The South African Weather Service
Ms Gugu Maphisa
Tel: 012 367 6085
Email: gugu.maphisa@weathersa.co.za

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