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International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA) 2023 Travel Scholarships for African Students (Fully-funded)

Posted on Tue 3rd Jan 2023 - Dailysynch

The 44th International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA) 2023 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa 19 November – 9 December 2023. 

Application Deadline: 31st March 2023

About the Award: The school is organized by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (NASL) and by the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO). This school will take place over a three-week period and is aimed towards early graduate students (MSc/PhD) in Physics, Astronomy or Astrophysics from African countries, although we will also consider final year BSc students with a strong intention of entering a graduate program on Astronomy and Astrophysics. The lecturers are invited experts from around the world.

Type: Training

Eligibility:

  • This school will take place over a three-week period and is aimed towards early graduate students (MSc/PhD) in Physics, Astronomy or Astrophysics from African countries, although we will also consider final year BSc students with a strong intention of entering a graduate program on Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • These chosen students will be from regions where less opportunities are available for students to be directly exposed to the full extent of up-to-date astrophysics, both on theory and observations.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): Cape Town, South Africa 

Number of Awards: 30

Value of Award: Acceptance to the school covers flights to and from South Africa (including domestic flights), accommodation and subsistence at the ISYA. All selected students are expected to commit 100% of their time to participate in all the planned activities held over the three week duration of the school (we will start each day at 9am and end about 7pm).

Duration of Award: 19 November – 9 December 2023.

How to Apply: 

Apply now

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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