Home » RISA Directorates » Funding » African Origins Platform (AOP) 2019
Opening Date: 
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, 2 July, 2018

The African Origins Platform funding instrument is a discipline-specific funding instrument which supports research and associated human capacity development in the palaeosciences[1]. Research must align with the strategic goals of the 2012 South African Strategy for the Palaeosciences.  The AOP Funding Instrument is a demand-driven funding instrument will serve to develop and expand palaeosciences research excellence.

More details are provided in the Framework Document.

Applications must be submitted on the NRF Online Submission System at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za.

Call Opens: 22 May 2018

Call Closes: 2 July 2018

NRF Contact Person:

Tracy Klarenbeek

012 481 4177


[1] [1] Within this project registration document the term palaeosciences includes palaeontology, palaeoanthropology, archaeology and related disciplines, unless stated otherwise