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NRF: Postgraduate Scholarships 2020 (Full-Time)

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The DST and NRF are pleased to announce a call for applications for Honours/BTech, Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2020.

In the process of reducing the high volume of applications received yearly, duplication of applications into different programmes and increasing the turnaround time of informing successful applicants, the NRF has consolidated all the Masters and Doctoral scholarship programmes such as DAAD, Extension Support for Masters and Doctoral studies, Innovation, NRF Freestanding, Scarce Skill Development Fund (SSDF), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Doctoral, The Southern African Systems Analysis Center (SASAC) and NRF – Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships in one framework document.


REQUIREMENTS

    • The Masters and Doctoral scholarships are open to South African citizens and permanent residents as well as a limited percentage of foreign nationals who will register at South African public universities in 2020 on a full-time basis only.
    • The Honours/BTech Scholarships are open only to South African citizens or permanent residents.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Scholarships are intended to support Honours/BTech, Masters and Doctoral candidates to pursue studies in all areas of Science, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences, and Humanities, including Priority Research Areas.


HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must apply on the NRF Online Submission System (See link provided below) and follow the application process set out in the attached Framework documents and Application and Funding Guides.

>>Apply For NRF: Postgraduate Scholarships 2020 (Full-Time)

Closing Date: 31 December 2019

Note: Institutions should set their own internal cut-off dates for applicants to submit applications.


ENQUIRIES

Should you have any queries with regard to the call requirements or application procedure, please contact any of the NRF contact persons listed below:

Ms Kgaugelo Molepo
Professional Officer – Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development
Telephone: 012 481 4148
Email Address: [email protected]

Mr Lehlogonolo Phaahla
Professional Officer – Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development
Telephone: 012 481 4315
Email Address: [email protected]

Ms Zethu Ntsoane
Professional Officer – Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development
Telephone: 012 481 4105
Email Address: [email protected]

Mr Nelson Komane
Professional Officer – HICD
Telephone: 012 481 4219
Email Address: [email protected]

Ms Thandeka Mthethwa
Professional Officer – Grants Management and Systems Administration
Telephone: 012 481 4163
Email Address: [email protected]

Ms Nozine Nqeketo
Professional Officer – Grants Management and Systems Administration
Telephone: 012 481 4184
Email Address: [email protected]

Mr Martin Tjatji
Professional Officer – Reviews and Evaluation
Telephone: 012 481 4126
Email Address: [email protected]

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