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Extended closing date: 4 May 2016

DST-NRF - Professional Development Programme (PDP) Call for 2016

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) are pleased to announce the DST-NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) block grant Call for 2016. These scholarships and fellowships are open to South African citizens or permanent residents only.

The deadline for submission of applications has been extended to Wednesday, 4 May 2016. The Lead Applicant from the host institution must apply on the NRF Online system at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attached call document and application guide.  

Please Note:
Institutions are required to set their own internal closing dates to enable validation by institutional DAs prior to submission to the NRF for review.

Should you have any queries with regards to the call requirements or application procedure, please contact:
Mr Sello Raseruthe
Project Leader – Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development (HICD)
Telephone: 012 481 4388
E-mail: sello.raseruthe@nrf.ac.za

Mr Mduduzi Tshabangu
Professional Officer – Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development (HICD)
Telephone: 012 481 4148
Email: mduduzi.tshabangu@nrf.ac.za

Mrs Melissa Govender
Professional Officer – Grants Management and Systems Administration (GMSA)
Telephone: 012 481 4311
E-mail: melissa.govender@nrf.ac.za  

Opening Date: 
Friday, 4 March, 2016
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 4 May, 2016