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Opening Date: 
Friday, 13 July, 2018
Closing Date: 
Saturday, 15 September, 2018


The South Africa-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme (YSEP) is a joint initiative of the Governments of the Republic of South Africa and the Peoples’ Republic of China. It is funded by the Governments of South Africa and China with the aim of cultivating future leading scientists between the two countries. It will promote cross border exchanges between the two countries of excellent young scientists, scholars and researchers and enhance cooperation among research institutes, universities and enterprises in an effort to realise impact in the form of joint research and development; publications in science journals and academic papers, new patents and innovative products.

Applicants should apply on the website of the China’s Talented Young Scientist Program (TYSP) before 15 August 2018. The homepage of the website is http://tysp.cstec.org.cn/en/.

Please view the attached document for further details.

Contact details for queries and further information

In China (MOST)
Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology
YU Qianwen                                         
Program officer                                     
Tel: +86 10 68574085/68515510            
Email: tysp@cstec.org.cn

In South Africa (NRF)
National Research Foundation
Nombuso Madonda
Professional Officer
Tel: +27 (0) 12 481 4285   
Email: Nombuso.madonda@nrf.ac.za