South African Weather Service: Bursaries 2017

A) One year Bridging Course (Introduction to Meteorology) followed by Honours in Meteorology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting (REF.WS-bridge-01/09/2016)

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, 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 2017.

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.WS01/11/2016):

  • 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 with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with a C symbol for Mathematics and Physical Science or candidates with (old Higher Grade) in both Mathematics and Physics are invited to apply for bursaries.

Enquiries should be directed to Mr. Xhanti. Saba on (012 367 6202) or [email protected].

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 / Ms. Xhanti Saba

Notifications:

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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