SANSA Postgraduate Bursaries 2020

The South African National Space Agency have bursaries available for the 2020 year which include funding for Honors, Masters and PhD qualifications in the following areas of study:
Earth Observation

  • Remote Sensing.
  • Geo-spatial Programming.
  • Earth System Science with remote sensing.
  • Applications of remote sensing in environmental management including oceans and marine, agriculture and range-lands, water resource management, mineral resources and spatial planning. 


  • Software and software systems engineering.
  • Aeronautical, aerospace, mechanical, electrical, electronic, mechatronic and computer engineering.
  • Space systems, antenna and RF engineering.

Space Science

  • Antarctic radar studies of climate change.
  • Multi-instrument studies of space weather.
  • Modelling geomagnetically induced currents in power systems.
  • Multi-scale ionosphere physics, structure and dynamics.
  • Ionospheric and radio propagation modelling.

All SANSA divisions

  • Computer science.
  • Information systems.
  • Software and systems engineering.
  • Data science.
  • Field of your choice related to key SANSA objectives.

Closing date - The applications are now open, but will close on 30 September 2019.

For more information on the program visit :

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 15:11