Bursary Programme at the South African Weather Service

By on October 12, 2017
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The South African Weather Service is offering the following 2018 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-10/10/2017)

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 2018.

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:WS11/10/2017):

  • 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 70% for Mathematics and Physical Science are invited to apply for bursaries

How to apply

Closing date is 20 October 2017. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form (download here)

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6085), gugu.maphisa@weathersa.co.za. Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

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.

Via – SA Weather Service

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