SANSA Bursary

SANSA Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for SANSA Bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the SANSA Bursary, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for SANSA Bursary 2023. SANSA invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme for 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: 30 September 2022

SANSA Bursary 2023

South African National Space Agency (SANSA) invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

SANSA will be awarding bursaries for Postgraduate studies (Honours/4th year, MTech, Masters, DTech and Doctoral), within these fields:

Earth Observation (Hons, MSc, PhD)

  • Remote sensing
  • Geospatial programme
  • Earth system science with remote sensing
  • Earth observations in ecosystems accounting
  • Applications of remote sensing in environmental management, agricultural and rangelands, water resource management, mineral resource and spatial planning

Engineering (MEng, MTech, MSc, PhD, DTech)

Space Science (Hons, MSc, MPhil, PhD)

  • Solar physics and space weather forecasting
  • Antarctic radar studies of atmospheric gravity waves
  • Multi-instrument studies of space weather
  • Modelling geomagnetically induced currents in power systems
  • Multi-scale ionospheric physics, structure and dynamics
  • Ionospheric and radio propagation modelling
  • Theory of waves and solutions in plasmas
  • Atmospheric radiation studies
  • Verification of space weather forecasting

All SANSA divisions (Hons, MSc, PhD)

Bursaries will be awarded for the following duration of time:

  • Honours studies: 1 year
  • Masters studies: 2 years
  • PhD studies: 3 year

Masters and doctoral students must reapply for continued funding each year. Bursaries are renewable only if students achieve satisfactory academic results.

Bursary recipient may NOT be in receipt of bursaries that exceed the amount above – if applicants have another bursary of a lower amount amount, SANSA may provide a top-up bursary to the student and not the full bursary amount.

SANSA Bursary 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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have strong academic potential
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a postgraduate qualification, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must have proven financial need

How to apply for SANSA Bursary

Applications must be completed submitted online via: SANSA Bursary Application 2023

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • June 2022 results or progress report of all subjects if no examinations were written (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (certified copy)
  • Fee statement for ALL study years (certified copy)
  • Completed SANSA testimonial by education official (.pdf)

SANSA Bursary 2023 Closing Date

The closing date for the submission of applications for the SANSA Bursary is 30 September 2022. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

Please do NOT contact South African National Space Agency if this bursary has already closed.