S2A3 (Southern Africa Association for the Advancement of Science - South African Medal (Gold))

The S2A3 Medal is awarded to a scientist who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of science, either on a broad front or in a specialized field. The medal is one of the most prestigious awards for scientific merit in Southern Africa. The medal has been awarded since 1908. The South Africa Medal and British Association Medal are awarded annually at the sole discretion of the Council of S2A3.

The activities of S2A3 have traditionally been associated with the mathematical, physical, earth, biological and medical sciences, engineering, agriculture, and some of the social sciences. At the discretion of Council additional fields o study may be considered in which nominees have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of science.

All procedures concerned with the selection of candidates for these awards are strictly confidential.

Contact information
Mrs Delene Gerber
Postgraduate Internal Scholarships Co-ordinator
Tel: 27 41 504 4256