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SAWISE Angus Scholarship for African Women in Science and Technology



Application Deadline: 15th November 2018

SAWISE Angus Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the SAWISE Angus Scholarship for African Women in Science and Technology. Interested students should see the details below.

Study in South Africa: 2018 SAWISE Hope & Angus Scholarship for Women Worth R15,000

SAWISE Angus Scholarship Details and FAQs

The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SA WISE) is a dynamic association for all those who support the idea of strengthening the role of women in science and engineering in South Africa.

SA WISE aims to strengthen this role by inter alia:

  • raising the profile of women scientists and engineers
  • highlighting and addressing problems faced specifically by women in these fields
  • lobbying for the advancement of women in science and engineering
  • providing leadership and role models for young people wishing to enter the fields of science and engineering

An important function of SA WISE is to improve communication among women scientists and engineers, with e-mail being the preferred medium of communication. Members are encouraged to send ideas and information to SA WISE. SA WISE also maintains contact with other associations of women in science and engineering world-wide.

The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) invites female students entering their Honours level/ 4th year of study to apply for the SAWISE scholarships.

When is the application deadline?

15th November 2018

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Women in all African countries

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Science and Engineering

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

The criteria for SAWISE Angus Scholarship include:

i. A sub-Saharan black female.
ii. Must have achieved 70% or above grade average in her subject of study.
iii. Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering).
iv. In any field of science and engineering.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Recipients will receive R15 000.

How long will the scholarship last?

One year, full-time study.

How to Apply for the SAWISE Angus Scholarship

Applications for these scholarships must include copies of the following:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • An official academic transcript (record).
  • A letter of motivation (~350 words).
  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • A completed online application form.

The closing date for all applications is 15 November.
If you haven’t been contacted by SA WISE by 20 December, you have unfortunately not been successful in your application. For enquiries email: sawise.scholarships@gmail.com

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