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Available Projects 2019



DARA South Africa 

Call for Applications for Doctoral and Masters Bursaries for 2019

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  Applicatio Form Click here

2. Obtain the following supporting docuements;

  • 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before or on 01 April 2019

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


Available Project list 2019 Click here



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