|SAAIR is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for early career staff (with less than five years working experience) in Institutional Research (IR)/Quality Assurance (QA)/Academic Planning (AP) or related field to develop their skills and knowledge as practitioners supporting decision making in Higher Education.
The two (2) SAAIR Scholarships will provide an opportunity for early career IR / QA / AP staff to attend the 2022 29th SAAIR Annual Conference and pre-Conference Workshops, hosted in hybrid mode by the University of South Africa (UNISA) on 14 – 17 November 2022. Members from SADC public and private higher education institutions are encouraged to submit their applications. The aim of the scholarship is to contribute towards the development of the next generation of IR / QA / AP professionals.
→ Candidates must have worked in institutional research, quality assurance, academic planning or related field for less than 5 years.
→ Candidates need to be members of SAAIR and nominated by their Centre for Institutional Planning (or equivalent) of their institution.
→ The nominees need to submit an application form with a motivation in which they:
→ Explain why they should be selected as a SAAIR Scholar.
→ Describe how IR/QA/AP practitioners could improve and/or enrich evidence-based decision-making in Higher Education (maximum of one page).
Obligations of selected Scholars:
→ Write a one-page report of their experience of the 29th SAAIR Annual Conference and pre-Conference Workshops (the whole or parts thereof may be published on the SAAIR website).
Opportunities created for selected Scholars:
→ Selected candidates will receive financial support to the amount of R20 000, 00 to cover their conference registration, travel and accommodation for in person attendance of the 29th SAAIR Annual Conference and pre-Conference Workshops.
→ Candidates should please attend the AGM during the conference, where special recognition will be made of the scholars.
Applications need to be emailed to Carin Strydom (email@example.com) by
Monday, 19 September 2022
|2022 Scholarship Application Form|
|SAAIR Membership Form|