NRF/SA SKA PhD and MSc Scholarships 2011 in South Africa

Started by sparrow, Jul 21, 2010, 09:01 AM


South African SKA Project is a project of the Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation and comprises Africa's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope (SKA), the design, construction and operation of the Karoo Array Telescope (MeerKAT) and a youth into science and engineering programme focused on supporting science and engineering students and postdoctoral fellows. Africa has been short-listed with Australia to host the SKA. If Africa is selected to site the SKA,the core of the telescope will be located in the Karoo region of the Northern Cape withadditional stations distributed throughout South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Mauritius, Madagascar, Ghana and Kenya.

These bursaries are available to students who wish to complete a Masters or Doctoral degree in research relevant to the Square Kilometre Array and / or the MeerKAT radio telescopes in 2011.

    * Information manual
    * Application form: DOC | RTF | PDF format

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2010.

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