South African Radio Astronomy Observatory Doctoral Scholarship Programme Call for applications for 2020

South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) is pleased to announce provisional awards for 2020 in the following categories:
Doctoral Scholarship

Successful candidates will be sent letters of award by e-mail. Please note that this is a provisional list of awards and that successful candidates will still need to meet the SARAO requirements prior to release of funds.

Zahra KaderUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal
Charissa ButtonUniversity of the Witwatersrand
Zainodean du ToitStellenbosch University
Scott KrielStellenbosch University
Ashlynn Le RayUniversity of the Witwatersrand
Thato ManamelaUniversity of Pretoria
Chaka MofokengUniversity of the Western Cape
Warren NaidooUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal
Tanita Ramburuth-HurtUniversity of the Witwatersrand
Austine GumbaUniversity of the KwaZulu-Natal

Application Guide

Academically excellent students who have completed/are completing a Masters degree, which is relevant to the scientific or technical focus areas for 2020 may apply.

Only South African citizens and citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, who wish to complete a relevant Doctoral degree at a South African university, or at a university in a SKA partner country in Africa may apply.

Apply online at

Closing date for applications: 23 September 2019.

Last Updated on December 2, 2019