[SDI-Africa] opportunities for South Africans

Kate Lance klance_remote at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 25 05:43:19 EDT 2006

(Inge, please share with GISSA distribution/mailing list)
  deadlines all VERY soon.... in a matter of days.
  2007 Internship Programme for Post-Graduate Students
  Statistics SA is looking for high achieving Honours and/or Masters graduates to join StatsSA Internship programme as entry-level professionals. An extensive Internship programme is in place to support the development of young Statisticians by means of structured learning plans, support by coaches and mentors and ongoing interaction with other staff members and interns. Every year, StatsSA recruits between 20 and 60 graduates from different subject disciplines, such as sciences, commerce, administration, humanities and social sciences. [Note: StatsSA has a Geography Division]. You can apply by completing the online application form in June/July of each year. Applications close at the end of July. Contact: internship at statssa.gov.za.  

  http://www.nrf.ac.za/studentsupport/docs/SABI_Free_Standing_Call_for_proposals_May_2006.pdf Scholarships and fellowship for South African citizens
Deadline: July 31, 2006.
  For enquiries, contact the NRF Support Desk (Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to 16:30): Tel: 012 – 481-4202, Fax: 012 – 481-4054, email: supportdesk at nrf.ac.za
  The CODATA General Assembly takes place in Beijing on October 25-26, 2006 immediately after CODATA’s International Conference, http://www.codata.cn/2006/index.html.   As its contribution to capacity development in the field of science and technology, the National Research Foundation supports one or two young scientists from the previously disadvantaged to attend such formal scientific gatherings by providing the necessary financial support. Should you be interested to attend the Beijing meeting, please apply by providing the SA National Committee (SANC, http://www.nrf.ac.za/services/icsu/codatasa.stm) for CODATA with your CV, indicating specifically any data related  interests and/or activities; also indicate your citizenship.  Your application should be received no later than July 28, 2006 by Mr. Michael Nxumalo, NRF-ISL, PO Box 2600, PRETORIA 0001 (michael at nrf.ac.za). A decision as to the successful applicant will be made as soon as possible after the closing date. 
 CODATA website: http://www.codata.org/.

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