The purpose of the SAAO - ASSA Scholarship is to encourage current or intending undergraduates (i.e. 1st, 2nd or 3rd year) studying for a B.Sc. degree at any university in South Africa, who have a stated interest in astronomy, to prepare for furthering their interest. Applicants must be resident in South Africa.
The value of each SAAO - ASSA Scholarship for 2014 is 12,000 Rand. One quarter of this amount will be paid be to the Scholarship holder to assist with expenses and prescribed book purchases, and the rest will be paid into the holder’s university fees account. The holder will automatically be considered for the SAAO - ASSA Scholarship in future years, until completion of the B.Sc. degree, subject to good progress being made.
Applications must be submitted to the below no later than 1 February 2014. Late applications may be considered. There is no standard application form. Please refer to the detailed information for the items to include in your application
Applications and queries may be addressed by e-mail (preferred) to [firstname.lastname@example.org] or in writing to: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, Scholarships, c/o P0 Box 9, Observatory, 7935.
Please read the detailed information before applying for the 2014 SAAO-ASSA Scholarship.
of the SAAO-ASSA Scholarship
2013: Jaco Brink, Yusri Dollie and Izak van der Westhuizen
2012: Fawaaz Davids
2011: Allen Versveld and Fawaaz Davids
2010: Riyaadh Jamodien
2009: Rocco Coppejans and Tshepo Molane
2008: Mpati Ramatsoku and Rocco Coppejans
2007: Mpati Ramatsoku