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NRF Funding Opportunities

Together with the Faculties, Student Finance and the Finance Business Partners, The Postgraduate Funding Support (PFS) section of the Postgraduate Centre (PGC) provides much-needed support to the University of Johannesburg’s, Honours, Masters and Doctoral Students as well as UJ Postdoctoral Fellows.

PFS is responsible for the communicating to Postdoctoral Fellows and Postgraduate Students the various postgraduate funding options made available to postgraduate students at UJ.

We report back to the MEC, DHET, URC UJ-CSIR, UK Commonwealth, NRF, PPS and other External Funders on the funding spent on a regular basis as well as have regular meetings with the faculties and representatives on the current processes regarding the Supervisor Linked Bursaries, UJ Honours and the URC funding to ensure that we constantly deliver on our goal of Service of Excellence.

The Postgraduate Funding Support team has embarked with the University of Johannesburg on the Global Excellence and Stature (GES) flagship programmes for Postdoctoral Fellows, Doctoral and Master Students. We support the increasing enrolment figures by administering the funding of the UJ Honours programme.

PFS holds regular Meetings with the UJ International Office together with representatives of the Department of Home Affairs to ensure that we able to assist to the best of our abilities our UJ Postgraduate students and Postdoctoral fellows needs.

Postgraduate Bursaries and Scholarships

Please note that all funding opportunities advertised below are prefixed with the closing date for applications/submissions. Please read the relevant opportunity for more details.

 

Call for Applications

NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019

Applicant Closing Date: 07 May 2018

Designated Authority Closing Date: 20 May 2018

Application and Funding Guide - FISS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019

Framework NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019


SASAC High-Level Capacity Strengthening Programme

SASAC Application and Funding Guide 2018

SASAC Framework 2018


NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships

NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships Framework


 Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa

 Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa


2018 South African Woman in Science Awards - Call for nominations 

THEME: LEVERAGING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION TO ENHANCE INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) calls for nominations for the 2018 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA).  The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women.  The awards will be made to women who are South African citizens or permanent residents. 

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Closing date - 18 May 2018



Click below to see Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

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Screen Shot 2017-10-05 at 1.13.18 PM.pngUJ Honours Bursaries - NEW

UJ PDRF Renewal Form

UJ Exit Form

UJ Supervisor-Linked Bursaries 2018

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship & Scholarships  

​UJ PDRF Fellowship AGREEMENT 2018 UJ PDRF Fellowship Application Form 2018
 
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed

Claude Leon Foundation Fellowships

The Claude Leon Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship call is our for applications. You can refer to Gale’s email below regarding the application process.

 

Please ensure that the reference letters are attached to the application before our internal closing date of 14 May 2018. Should you not submit a fully completed application form and supporting documents requested, your application will not be considered for funding by Claude Leon Foundation.


 


14 May 2018
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 UJ Postgraduate Bursary Information

 
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
The Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) and National Treasury Bursary Invitation

Closed
​2017 URC International Scholarships

 
Closed
2018 UK Commonwealth Scholarships Tenable in the UK

Closed
2018 CSIR-DST Inter-Programme Postgraduate Bursary Support

Closed
2017 UJ-CSIR Scholarships

Closed
2016 UJ Master's and Doctoral Merit Bursary


Closed
Global Excellence Stature (GES) Scholarships and Fellowships

Closed
2017 PPS Dean Bursary

Closed
2019 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships 15 April 2018
Call for nominations
Application
Closed
Claude Leon Foundation
Closed
UK Commonwealth Scholarships

Closed
UJ-CSIR

Closed
2018 Reatile Foundation Trust


Closed
​GreenMatter Postgraduate Fellowship Call for Applications for full-time study in 2017
Closed
​FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship



Closed
​Chilean International Cooperation Agency Horizontal Cooperation Scholarships Program Republic of Chile- Nelson Mandela

Closed
 


 Postdoctoral Fellowships 

Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2018

Closed
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR NRF FREESTANDING, INNOVATION AND SCARCE SKILLS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS - 201 7

Closed
SANCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for 2018
Closed
South African Square Kilometre Array Project Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
 

Masters and Doctoral Fellowships

Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Call for Study Support for Completing Part-Time Doctoral Studies 2018

Closed
NRF-TWAS/African Renaissance Doctoral Fellowship call for 2018

Closed
Call for proposals- SA Joint institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) Grants for student Practice 2016
Closed
SANCOR International Travel students Call for 2016
Closed
Call for Extension Scholarships for Masters and Doctoral Studies 2018

Closed
NRF Free-standing, Innovation & Scarce Skills Doctoral/ Masters Scholarships

Closed
South African Square Kilometre Array Project Masters and Doctoral Scholarships 2017 To be announced
Next Generations of Academic Pro gramme (NGAP) To be announced
​​South African Square Kilometre Array Project Masters and Doctoral Scholarships 2017




Closed
NRF Free-standing, Innovation & Scarce Skills Doctoral/ Masters Scholarships

Closed
DAAD-NRF IN-Country Masters And Doctoral  Scholarship Programme Call For Applications For 2018
Closed

Honours  and Undergraduates

Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
South African Square Kilometre Array Project Honours and Under graduate Scholarships 2018
                      Closed
2017 NRF Call for application s Honours-Btech Scholarships Application 

Closed

Professional Developments

Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Young Professional Development Programme call for applications
​​ Closed
NRF Internship 
To be announced


Rhodes University Scholarships

Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Rhodes Trust Scholarship

Closed
Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships
​​ Closed 
Ruth First Scholarship
Closed
David Ryan Scholarship
Closed
Guy Butler Scholarship
Closed