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The Institute of Applied Statistics Scholarship

Reference: INTJOB217
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Institute of Applied Statistics is proud to announce a call for applicants for its inaugural round of scholarships in fields related to or reliant on statistical sciences, in any commerce, science and social sciences discipline.  These scholarships are non-contractual awards for two-years support of full-time Research Masters study commencing at the University of Cape Town, but in subsequent rounds there will be progress to awards for study at other South African universities. 

The value of the scholarships is R75k per annum.  Candidates are required to have completed undergraduate courses in either mathematics or statistics.  Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students, but students possessed of particular talents and passion in the discipline will also be considered. 

Applicants are required to email or fax a CV, academic transcripts and a covering motivational letter to or 086-670-5260. The deadline for submission of the same is 15th February 2011. Short-listing of candidates for interviews will be conducted on 16th February 2011. Candidates must be prepared to interview in Cape Town. Pending suitable candidature, awards will be announced by the 15th March 2011.  For more information, please visit