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Student Opportunities


A list of training opportunities for early and mid-career professionals in fields relating to marine science. For internship and postdoctoral opportunities, please have a look at the Vacancies page.

MSc/PhD project on molecular tools for fisheries management. No closing date indicated.

Stellenbosch University7/29/2018

​Online Training Course for Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates at African Universities


Scholarships available to academically deserving and economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa. Successful candidates may pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies at UCT and will receive mentoring, leadership development, academic and life skills support.

​UCT and the Mastercard Foundation8/31/2018
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors for the 2019 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and monthly allowance. Detailed information available on these links:
The honours course is designed to combine theory with practice, and is comprised of three modules; ichthyology, aquaculture and fisheries management. No closing date indicated.
Rhodes University9/30/2018
This course will provide academic and technical skills to deal with the most applied aspects of oceanography and marine biology
Deadlines for 2019:
International students: 30 September 2018
South Africans: 31 October 2018

UCT MA-RE10/31/2018