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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 for

NRF Honours and final year B Tech Block Grant Bursaries for 2018

 Applicant's Closing Date: 15 January 2018

 The National Research Foundation (NRF) awards bursaries to students pursuing full-time, Honours' and final year B Tech studies at South African public universities. The Freestanding and Innovation bursaries are funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Scarce Skills and National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Pipeline bursaries are funded by Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the National Skills Fund (NSF).

These bursaries are awarded to South African citizens and South African permanent residents only and are released as Block Grants to South African public universities that nominate students that have applied for an Honours bursary. 

 Students must submit an application on the NRF Online Submission System at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attached Framework Document and Application Guide.  South African citizens and South African permanent residents living with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more details applicants must read the NRF Honours and Final year B Tech Bursaries Framework Document which highlights the eligibility criteria and requirements for each funding category.

 Please Note the following:

The submission deadline for applicants is 15 January 2018 for funding in the 2018 academic year Funding outcomes will be communicated by Institutional DAs between February and March 2018

 

Contact Persons

 Mr. Thabiso Masango: 011 559 3287

Email: thabisom@uj.ac.za

Mr. Tshediso Msibi: 011 559 3780

Email: tmsibi@uj.ac.za


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Click Here : Application and Funding Guide NRF Honours and final year B Tech 2018

Click here: Framework NRF Honours and final year B Tech Bursaries 2018

 



2018 GES applications. Students can apply online by making use of the following links: 

Click here to view the PDF

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https://goo.gl/FAAWNh : Master's application form

https://goo.gl/BnW1y8: Master's GES submission link

 

https://goo.gl/jtj9Jf: Doctoral application form

https://goo.gl/h91AFp: Doctoral GES submission link

 

https://goo.gl/1DJkDg: PDRFs application form

https://goo.gl/mVJq59: PDRFs GES submission link



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  • Postdoctoral Fellowship & Scholarships  
Name Closing Date Link Open/Closed
Claude Leon Foundation Fellowships


Closed


 

  • 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
2017 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
2018 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

Closed
Claude Leon Foundation
Closed
UK Commonwealth Scholarships

Closed
UJ-CSIR

Closed
2018 Reatile Foundation Trust
31 October 2017
Poster Info
Application Form
Open
​GreenMatter Postgraduate Fellowship Call for Applications for full-time study in 2017
Closed
​FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship
22 February 2018
Scholarship alumni brochure

Scholarship Oxford Edu Poster

Scholarship Oxford Edu

Scholarship Posters

Scholarship Presentation to Univesrities UJ 

Open
​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

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

 

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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

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