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NRF Scholarships and Fellowship Funding Manual for 2013

Free-standing scholarships (SA students only) and fellowships which will be awarded directly to students undertaking full-time study, on a competitive basis. Students must apply for these awards themselves, and remain responsible for the submission of all required documentation.

  • Grant-holder-linked assistantships and bursaries which will be granted to researchers within their NRF support packages and may be awarded to students selected by NRF grant-holders and linked to their research plans. Applications have to be made by the researchers in their applications for research grants in the respective NRF programmes.

Categories of free-standing student support

A limited number of scholarships will be awarded for full-time honours, Master's and doctoral studies to top achievers in their research fields, for academic performance as well as their research potential. Applications for full-time honours and Master's awards as well as closing dates are available at various tertiary institutions and post graduate research offices.

The following Free-standing student support in the natural, social and human sciences, engineering and technology is offered:

  • NRF Free-standing Honours Scholarships for full-time study in South Africa
  • NRF/DST Innovation Scholarships for full-time Master's and doctoral study in South Africa
  • NRF/DAAD In-country Scholarships for full-time Master's and doctoral study in South Africa
  • NRF/DST Innovation Scholarships for full-time Master's and doctoral study in South Africa
  • SABI/NRF Scholarships for full-time Master's and doctoral study in South Africa
  • NRF Prestigious and Equity Scholarships for full-time Master's study in South Africa
  • NRF Prestigious and Equity Scholarships for full-time doctoral study in South Africa as well as doctoral study abroad
  • The Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT) and the NRF joint funding of five (5) South African doctoral scholars
  • Postdoctoral fellowships for research, either in South Africa or abroad
  • Free-standing Innovation postdoctoral fellowships for research in South Africa

 Extension Framework for Masters and Doctoral Students

Announcement of the DAAD-NRF Masters and Doctoral Scholarship Results for 2014

NRF Freestanding, DST Innovation and Scarce Skills Masters and Doctoral Scholarship Results 2014

Announcement of the Extension Scholarships for Masters and Doctoral 2014

 Announcement of the Research Career Advancement Fellowship  Awards for 2014

Announcement of the NRF Freestanding, DST Innovation and Scarce Skills Development Fund Post-doctoral Fellowship Awards for 2014