Apply for DARA Doctoral and Masters Scholarship in Astronomy studies

DARA South Africa will consider applications from academically excellent students who wish to undertake postgraduate-level research relevant to the scientific goals of the South Afrcian Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) and the Afrcan VLBI Network (AVN) Project, and who are:

  1. Citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia or Zambia and,
  2. who attended and completed the DARA basic training and,
  3. who wish to pursue a masters or PhD degree at a local univesity in the applicant’s home country and,
  4. who are interested in one of the availble 2019 projects

Closing date for applications is 1 April 2019

How to apply:

1. Complete the application form  Application Form Click here

2. Obtain the following supporting documents;

  • A recent CV and transcripts
  • A copy of your passport
  • A letter of acceptance to a masters or PhD programme and/or proof of registration, from your local university
  • A support letter from your appointed local supervisor

3. Email the application form together with all supporting documents to before or on 01 April 2019

4. The subject of the email MUST be:  “DARA bursary Applications 2019”

Available Project list 2019 Click here