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​Funding and Bursaries

The PFS section has three sources of funding, namely NRF, GES and the URC. The URC and GES funding comprises various postgraduate scholarships as well as the central Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) funding.

Bursaries/Scholarships 

  • Supervisor-Linked Bursary 
  • UJ-Commonwealth 
  • Mandela Rhodes Foundation 
  • Postdoctorate Fellowships 
  • DST-CSIR Inter-Bursary Support Programme 
  • URC International Prestigious Scholarships 
  • UK Commonwealth Scholarship
Scholarships/Fellowships 
All NRF Scholarships and Fellowships:
  • NRF Free-standing Scholarships and Fellowships
  • DSF Innovation Scholarships and Fellowships 
  • Scarce Skills Development Fund Scholarships and Fellowships 
  • DAAD/NRF Joint In-country Scholarship 
  • SANHARP Scholarships 
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Scholarship 
  • NSTF/THRIP Bursaries 
  • Extended support for completing Master’s and Doctoral students 
  • Support for completing part-time Doctoral students 
  • Research Career Advancement Fellowships 
  • Collaborative Postgraduate Training Programme 
  • MRC-NRF Health and Allied Scholarships 
  • NRF Grantholder-linked bursaries 
  • NRF Honours/BTech and Master’s Block Grants

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