South African Weather Service Bursary South Africa 2022

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South African Weather Service Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAWS

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is a public entity under the governmental Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism since 2001 and is an authoritative voice in South Africa for weather and climate forecasting.

The organization complies with global meteorological standards as it is a member of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). SAWS also provides marine, aviation, and various other industry clients with weather services. It provides government-funded public good services and paid commercial services.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The SAWS bursary is aimed at students who are interested in a career in climate change and weather service. Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study (Bachelor of Science):

  • Agro-Meteorology
  • Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Air Quality (Honours)
  • Climatology

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

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

Once students have completed their undergraduate BSc qualification, they will be required to study a BSc Honours course, as the South African Weather Service only employs students with Honours level qualifications.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Physical Science in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (first/ second/ third/ Honours year)
  • Degree qualification must include Mathematics and Physical Sciences

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

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

Quote the following reference number on your application form: REF.WS11/10/2019

The following documents must please accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcript/ record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Letter of acceptance/ registration from your tertiary institution
  • Any other merit certificates or achievements (certified copies)
  • Covering letter/ motivational letter (max 1 page)

Applications must be submitted via post or hand-delivered to:
The Chief Executive Officer
The South African Weather Service
Private Bag X097
Pretoria
0001
(Attention: Ms Gugu Maphisa)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The South African Weather Service directly:
Contact Person: Ms Gugu Maphisa
Tel: 012 367 6085
Email: [email protected]

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