Company : South African Association of Botanists awards (SAAB)
Location : South Africa
Closing date: 26 March 2021
SAAB: Student Bursaries 2021
Each year the South African Association of Botanists awards “SAAB Scholarships”, to SADEC graduates with 70% or above grade average. In 2021, three awards of R12 000 for 1 year of tertiary study at Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any botanically related science will be granted to three registered students, on a competitive basis. The successful applicants should study at a South African institution and should be (or apply to become) a member of SAAB. The supervisor of the student must be a paid-up member of SAAB.
In addition, the SAAB Council also awards one MSc scholarship worth R40 000. Successful applicants will receive R20 000 the first year and an additional R20 000 the following year if satisfactory progress is made in the first year. The same terms and conditions as for the Honours scholarship apply, except that the applicants must have graduated with a BSc Honours degree with a minimum grade average of 70% and be in their first year of MSc study.
Fields of study:
- Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any botanically science related field
How to Apply
Please note: it is essential that you submit the scholarship cover form, as without it your application will not be accepted.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed cover form:
- ID document (certified copy)
- Full academic transcripts (certified copies)
- Curriculum Vitae (with names and contact details of 2 referees)
- Motivational letter written by yourself with a description of your proposed Honours/ 4th year research interests
- Motivational letter (from your supervisor)
- Names and values of the other bursaries/ scholarships you have applied for
- Masters Bursary: 26 February 2021
- Honours Bursary: 26 March 2021
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: [email protected] (Please ensure that your documents are in .pdf format)
Enquiries: For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact the South African Association of Botanists directly:, Contact Person: Prof Stephen Boatwright Email: [email protected]
Successful applicants will be contacted by mid-March 2021 – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
To apply for this job email your details to SAABsecretary@gmail.com.