Applications for Undergraduate/Honours Scholarship Programme

Eligibility for SARAO Undergraduate and Honours Scholarships

  1. SARAO will consider applications from South African citizens and permanent residents ONLY, and who are studying any of the following degrees:
Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics and Electronics
  • Bachelor of Science in Astronomy/Astrophysics and Physics
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, with co-major in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science – Honours in Physics and Electronics/Astrophysics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science – Honours – NASSP (National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme)

Students who have achieved a minimum of 70% in Mathematics and Physical Science in Grade 12, or a minimum average (grade-point average) of 60% at an undergraduate level, may be considered for a scholarship.

Application forms are available at

Closing date for applications: 08 August 2019

Application Guide


Should you have any queries with regards to the call requirements or application procedure, please do not hesitate to contact me on the details below:
Ms. Annah Mashemola
Telephone: 011 268 3400