South African Weather Service Bursaries 2016

South African Weather Service Bursaries 2016

The South African Weather Service is offering the following 2015 bursary opportunities.

A) One year Bridging Course (Introduction to Meteorology) followed by Honours in Meteorology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting (REF.WS-bridge-01/09/2015)

Graduates who are in possession of a three year BSc degree with suitable major subjects such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics. Oceanography or Meteorological related subjects, are invited to apply for a bursary to undergo a one year course in basic meteorology. The minimum requirements are Mathematics on level 2 and Physics on level 1. The course will include a range of meteorological courses. The students will study at the University of Pretoria. This course will start in February 2016.

On successful completion of the course selected students will have an opportunity to study the BSc meteorology Honours course and the post graduate certificate in Weather Forecasting as stipulated by the South Africa.

B) Bachelor of Science (1st, 2nd, 3rd Or Honours Year) for study towards the following (REF.WS01/11/2015):

  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Agrometeorlogy
  • Air Quality
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Climatology

Applicants that have a letter of confirmation from the university may apply. Applicants that are already registered with the university must provide proof of registration.

Candidates must have a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with a C symbol or (Level 5) within the NSC for Mathematics and Physical Science or candidates with (old Higher Grade) in both Mathematics and Physics.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form  (Download here). Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, and Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Khuthaza Maphini at Tel (012) 367-6085 or by email to [email protected]

Closing date is 19 October 2015. 

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