Thuthuka aims to develop human capital and to improve the research capacities of designated researchers including Black, Indian, Coloured, female and disabled researchers, in partnership with public HEIs, Science Councils and other research institutions.
Thuthuka grants are limited to academics and researchers, with academic and/or joint academic and administrative professional appointments, at public HEIs, Science Councils and other research institutions.
Sabbatical Grants to Complete Doctoral Degrees
This grant has been designed to accelerate the completion of doctoral degrees in order to increase the research and postgraduate supervisory capacity at universities and research institutions. The award is made to full-time academic and research staff for a six or twelve month sabbatical.