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Funding for Postgraduate Studies

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.

Postdoctoral Fellows Documents

 

UJ PDRF Agreement Form

UJ PDRF Evaluation Form

UJ PDRF Funding Application Form

2016 PDRF Application for Admission

UJ PDRF Renewal Form

UJ Exit Form

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship & Scholarships  
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Claude Leon Foundation Fellowships
12 May 2017
Application form
Detailed information
Terms and Conditions
Open



 

  • UJ Postgraduate Bursary Information
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
​2017 URC International Scholarships

 
Closed
2017 UK Commonwealth Scholarships Tenable in the UK

Closed
2017 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
2018 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

Closed
Claude Leon Foundation
Closed
UK Commonwealth Scholarships

Closed
UJ-CSIR

Closed
2017 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 ​30 October 2017
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
APPLICANT’S DECLARATION OF HEALTH AND PREEXISTING CONDITIONS
All other Documents
​Open


 

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships 
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2018 30 June 2017
Application and Funding Guide NRF TWAS Postdoc 2018 FINAL
Framework NRF TWAS POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS 2018
Open
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

 

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  • Masters and Doctoral Fellowships
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Call for Study Support for Completing Part-Time Doctoral Studies 2018 14 July 2017 ​​Application and Funding Guide
Framework Document
Open
NRF-TWAS/African Renaissance Doctoral Fellowship call for 2018 14 July 2017
NRF TWAS African Renaissance Doctoral Scholarships
TWAS Doctora Scholarships Application and Funding Guide
Open
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 14 July 2017
Application - Funding Guide - Extension Support for Masters and Doctoral
Implementation Framework Extension Scholarships for M and D Studies
​Open
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 14 July 2017 Application and Funding Guide
Framework Document
Open
DAAD-NRF IN-Country Masters And Doctoral  Scholarship Programme Call For Applications For 2018 21 July 2017

Call Guideline

Framework
Application and Funding Guide

Open

  • Honours  and Undergraduates
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
South African Square Kilometre Array Project Honours and Under graduate Scholarships 2018 21 July 2017

​​Application

Application Guide

                           Open
2017 NRF Call for application s Honours-Btech Scholarships Application  31 January 2017
FISS Honours and BTech application Guide 2017
NSFAS funding for final year B Tech and Honours students17 Jan .pdf
To be announced

  • 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​15 August 2017
Click Here
​Open
Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships
​​ Closed 
Ruth First Scholarship
Closed
David Ryan Scholarship
Closed
Guy Butler Scholarship
Closed