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NRF Scholarships for Africans (South Africa)

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27 Apr, 2010

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Education News, Scholarships in South Africa

NRF (National Research Foundation) was established through the National Research Foundation Act (Act No 23 of 1998), following a system-wide review conducted for the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology (DACST).

South Africa NRF Scholarships for Africans are in different categories as stipulated below
National Research Foundation

MS/PhD Degrees
Deadline: varies

Study in: South Africa

Course starts 2010
Brief description:
The National Research Foundation provides two types of complementary student support:
• Free-standing scholarships 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.
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.
The following Free-standing student support 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

Host Institution(s):
Recognized Universities and Research Institutions in South Africa, Africa
Field(s) of study:
Free-standing student scholarships are offered in the following fields of study: natural sciences, social sciences, human sciences, engineering and technology
Number of Scholarships:Limited
Target group
Scholarships are available to non-South African citizens from African countries.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Please inquire with the scholarship provider for more information.
Eligibility:
Please inquire with the scholarship provider for more information.
Application instructions:
It is important to contact the scholarship provider or visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Contact information:
Meiring Naudé Road

Brummeria

PRETORIA

South Africa

+27 (0)12 481-4081

[email protected]
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.nrf.ac.za/students.php?fdid=&tab=overview&sub=Overview

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