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Interested in pursuing a PhD in the Netherlands or spending some time in the Netherlands during your doctoral studies?

Join our webinar

NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships 2018

Date:               Thursday 19 April 2018

Time:              14h30 – 15h30

Panelists:       Ms Gugu Dube (NRF) & Mr Xhanti Mhlambiso (Nuffic)

Register here:   https://bit.ly/2q8Ye3s (Confirmation will be sent to your email address)

The Call for applications for NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships will close on 14 May 2018.

The two modalities of doctoral training that will be funded are:

  1. Full-time doctoral studies at a Dutch HEI, referred to as the single site mode, and;
  2. Full-time doctoral studies jointly developed and implemented by a Dutch HEI and a Partner University in South Africa, referred to the split-site mode and resulting in a joint degree from the partner institutions.

Who can apply?

  • South African citizens and permanent residents.
  • Masters  graduates  or  candidates  able  to  present  an  official  document  from  the university certifying that all requirements for the Master’s degree have been met.
  • Candidates intending to pursue full-time doctoral studies.

Visit http://www.nrf.ac.za/content/nrf-nuffic-doctoral-scholarships-2018 for additional information.

Objectives of the Programme:

  • Foster sustainable institutional collaboration between South African and Dutch HEIs, contributing to the bilateral research agendas;
  • Promote and advance science, research and innovation;
  • Contribute towards increasing the number and quality of South African postgraduate students in all areas of (i) Science, (ii) Engineering, (iii) Technology, (iv) the Social Sciences and (v) Humanities; and
  • Effect transformation in the percentage representation of postgraduate students from designated groups, namely black, female and persons with disabilities.



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