Master’s degree is growing more necessary for students to stay competitive in the workforce. Hence you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to apply for the SARAO Masters funding for International Students in South Africa.

The studentship is open for those brilliant aspirants who wish to wish to complete postgraduate degree coursework at a South African university, or at a university in a SKA partner country in Africa.

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory is responsible for managing all radio astronomy initiative and facilities in South Africa and also coordinates the African Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network (AVN) for the eight SKA partner countries in Africa.

Why should apply to this Programme? This program is giving you the chance to start your postgraduate studies with some funding facilities in South Africa. You can gain multiple opportunities to gain international experience.

Application Deadline: September 23, 2019

SARAO Masters funding for International Students in South Africa Brief Description

  • University or Organization: South African Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Masters degree
  • Award: Varies
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Ten bursaries are available
  • Nationality: South African and international students
  • The award can be taken in South Africa

SARAO Masters funding for International Students in South Africa Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens from South African, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zambia
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Masters degree in Science or Engineering
  • Admissible Criteria: The fund is open for those t students who have completed/are completing an undergraduate or Honours degree, which is relevant to the scientific or technical focus areas.

 How to Apply for SARAO Masters funding for International Students in South Africa

Eligible candidates can apply for the education award after taking admission in a master’s degree program at any South African University. After taking full-time enrollment, aspirants can submit the award application form which will be available at

Additional Information

  • Admission Requirements: For being enrolled, seekers are required to have graduate degree certificates with good academic grades.
  • Language Requirement: If your first language is not English, the university may ask you to provide evidence of your English language abilities.

Benefits: Each successful scholar will get the amount worth up to R 134,000 per year.