The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa are pleased to announce a call for applications for Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2019.
Value of Scholarship: Scholarship values are as follows:
Application Deadline: 15th June 2018
Offered annually? Yes
To be taken at (country): South Africa
About the Award: In the process of reducing the high volume of applications received yearly, duplication of applications into different programmes and increasing the turnaround time to informing successful applicants, the NRF has consolidated all the Masters and Doctoral scholarship programmes such as DAAD, Extension Support for Masters and Doctoral studies, NRF Freestanding, Innovation, Scarce Skill Development Fund (SSDF), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Doctoral and The Southern African Systems Analysis Center (SASAC) in this framework document.
Type: Master’s, Doctoral degrees.
Eligibility: Please carefully read through the eligibility criteria before applying.
Additional research funds and travel grants to 2 conferences are awarded to awardees on this scholarship (visit Scholarship Webpage for details)
Duration of Scholarship: The scholarships are designed for students enrolled in full-time two-year Master’s courses or three-year doctoral degree studies. Please Note: The initial award is for one year only. For extensions of the award an annual progress report will have to be completed by the applicant, with input from the supervisor of the proposed research, and submitted to the NRF via the university financial aid/ post graduate/ research office.
How to Apply: Applicants must apply on the NRF Online system at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attached framework document and funding guide. The application deadline is 15 June 2018 for funding in 2019.
It is important to go through the Application process in the Scholarship Webpage before applying.
For more information on this scholarship, visit the official Scholarship Webpage