Full Scholarships for MSc or PhD Students at World Maritime University in Sweden 2021

TETA invites employed South African nationals to apply for a full scholarship for studies in MSc or PhD in maritime affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden for 2021/22 academic year.
Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) is at the heart of skills innovation in the transport sector. The funding opportunity requires the learner to undertake research-based activities in the SA environment relevant to South Africa’s maritime context.

Worth of Award

  • The funding covers the following while in Malmö: tuition, field studies, insurance, accommodation, a monthly living allowance and an air ticket after graduation back to South Africa.


  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be academically accepted by WMU
  • You must be currently employed, and have been with your employer for at least 12 months
  • You must have at least 3 years of experience in the maritime sector in South Africa
  • You must have obtained consent from your current employer that you can undertake the programme and will be allowed to return to employment after completion of programme
  • Women will be given priority for funding
  • Middle managers and above will be given priority for funding

How to Apply

To apply for a study programme at WMU please use the following guidelines:
  • Complete WMU application for admission (please attach your Matric certificate showing a pass in English)
  • A certified copy of your passport or your application for a passport
  • A certified copy of your ID
  • TETA Motivational Statement
  • A letter of support from your current employer, confirming that you may undertake the programme and will be allowed to return to employment after completing programme (sabbatical/unpaid leave could be considered)
  • Your employer should complete the Application for Financial Support form and send to [email protected]
  • Signed Terms and Conditions for the Scholarship
Deadline: applications close April 15, 2021.

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