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The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of South Africa, in partnership with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), which is based in Italy, are pleased to announce the call for applications for the NRF - TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2018

These fellowships are open to permanent residents from eligible developing countries other than South Africa.

Applicants must apply on the NRF Online system at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za no later than Thursday, 06 July 2017.   

For information pertaining to this Call, please refer to the attached documents: 

  • NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Framework 2018; and
  • NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Application and Funding Guide 2018.

Please note:

Institutions must set their own internal closing dates, so as to enable internal validation by institutional DAs prior to submission to the NRF.

Should you require any further assistance, please contact any NRF official listed below:

Ms Maphuti Madiga
Professional Officer: Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development (HICD).
Telephone: 012 481 4150

Ms Melissa Govender
Professional Officer: Grants Management and Systems Administration (GMSA)
Telephone: 012 481 4311

Opening Date: 
Friday, 19 May, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 6 July, 2017