The Information Systems for Smart Cities in Africa project has a bursary for a student to complete a full-time Master of Commerce by research in Information Systems during 2016.
The bursary is valued at (South African rand) R40 000 and can be used towards fees and living expenses. The research project will also cover expenses incurred in conducting the research. The successful student will be provided with shared office space and the tools needed to complete the research. In return they will be expected to take responsibility for aspects of running of the research project and to participate in seminars and departmental activities. More information about postgraduate studies at the University of the Witwatersrand can be found at http://www.wits.ac.za/prospective/postgraduate.
Interested applicants should have a good honours degree (4-year bachelor’s degree) in information systems with solid research experience. Please apply online (https://www.wits.ac.za/applications/portal/index) for entry into the MCom degree and also send a complete CV and a letter motivating your selection to the project to Professor Judy Backhouse (email@example.com). Applications close on the 15th January 2016. You can contact Professor Backhouse by e-mail or on +27 11 717 8161 for more information.