Saturday, June 3, 2017

NRF Scholarships, South Africa 2017-2018

Deadline: 21/07/2017 Degree: Masters, Ph.D & Research Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for NRF Freestanding, I... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 21/07/2017

Degree: Masters, Ph.D & Research

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships to study in South Africa. South African citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) was established as an independent government agency, through the National Research Foundation Act (Act No 23 of 1998). The mandate of the NRF is to promote and support research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary research facilities in order to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of science and technology, including indigenous knowledge, and thereby contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of all South Africans.

Eligibility: These Scholarships are awarded to South African citizens, South African permanent residents as well as to a limited percentage of non-South African citizens registered at a South African public university for full-time studies.

Benefits: The NRF makes funds available to support a small number of scholarships for full-time Doctoral studies abroad, with the objective of increasing the number and quality of Doctoral graduates in South Africa.

Application: Applicants must apply on the NRF Online Submission System and follow the application process set out in the Application and Funding Guide. All applicants must consult with his/her proposed supervisor in the process of submitting an application to ensure that the supervisor is in agreement with the scientific aspects contained in the application and, the proposed work plan for completion of the degree.



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