Field of Study:
The National Research Foundation (NRF) supports and promotes research and human capital development through funding, the provision of National Research Facilities and science outreach platforms and programmes to the broader community in all fields of science and technology, including natural science, engineering, social science and humanities.
The National Research Foundation took a decision to move the opening date for the honours, masters and doctoral Call from February to 01 April 2019 following a process of engagement with Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
2020 NRF Call for Proposals
Masters & Doctoral Grants
Honours Block Grants
How to Apply:
The online application template and review requirements for honours, masters and doctoral studies have been simplified and closing dates have been set to ensure that all applicants are informed of the outcome of their applications by December 2019. The main changes are outlined below and details are contained in the Call documents and NRF Online Application (https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za).