South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) Bursary 2020

May 29, 2020

The South African Maritime Safety Authority is inviting suitably qualified individuals to promptly submit an application to qualify for its upcoming Bursary Programme for 2020. Here are key details about the bursary opportunity and some background information about the organization offering it.

Established on 1 April 1998 by virtue of the 1998 SA Maritime Safety Authority Act, the SAMSA is responsible for implementing current national and international regulations relevant to the Maritime industry including recreational marine vehicles covered by its jurisdiction.

SAMSA is in charge of managing marine-related issues affecting the country. As the governing authority over maritime matters is investigates maritime incidents/accidents and provides marine-related services on behalf of or to the South African government.

South African Maritime Safety Authority Bursary Programme

The SAMSA Bursary Programme seeks to provide opportunities to graduates that allows them to gain substantial experience and additional studies that will help complement undergraduate studies. In addition, the programme allows the beneficiaries to gain substantial access to the labor market.

SAMSA’s bursary assistance is available only to students who hold the requisite course and intends to pursue a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture. Depending on the beneficiaries’ academic performance, permanent employment at the end of the postgraduate course is possible.


Who should apply?

Only applicants who satisfy the following minimum eligibility criteria may send an application:

  • Holds a degree in BSc or BTech in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must between the age of 20 to 35
  • A South African citizen


How do I apply?

If you meet the initial eligibility requirements and would like to push forward with the application will need to send your CV to:

William Nkuna


Application Deadline?

All applications must be in before the 15 June 2020.

Late submissions will be rejected.


Contact Information

For more information, get in touch with SAMSA Cape Town at:

Tel. no: +27 (0) 21 421 6170

Email: samsacpt@samsa.org.za

Click the link to view a PDF file of the SAMSA Bursary Programme advert.

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