NRF FREE-STANDING MASTERS AND
DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS CALL FOR
APPLICATIONS 2013!
T
VALUE OF THE AWARD
WHO QUALIFIES TO APPLY?
Master’s
Scholarships
R40 000 p.a.
Doctoral
Scholarships
R60 000 p.a.
Doctoral
Scholarships
abroad
US $ 12 000 p.a.
•
The scholarship support masters and doctoral candidates in all areas of Sciences,
Engineering and Technology (SET), Social Sciences and Humanities, in South Africa
and abroad (only doctoral)
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Scholarships are open to South African citizens only (SSDF and NRF Freestanding
Scholarships) and South African citizens and South African permanent residence
(Innovation Masters and Doctoral Scholarships) with an honours or master’s degree in
the listed fields of study.
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Applicants should have obtained an aggregate of at least 60% in their previous degree.
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Applicants must have obtained their previous degree in the minimum prescribed period.
An exception is made for Black (African, Coloured and Indian) students who may have
taken an additional year to complete their previous degree.
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Applicants that already hold a degree at the level for which they are applying are not
eligible.
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Full- time employees of Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) are not eligible to apply.
All applicants, should only complete an application if they meet all the eligibility criteria
of the call/ programme to be considered.
IN
INTERNAL CLOSING DATE: 17 AUGUST 2012
CLOSING DATE:
31 AUGUST 2012
“Note that LATE and INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT be considered “
APPLICATION PROCESS
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Applicants can apply by accessing the link https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za/
Fore information please contact Zukile Matshaya at B20-132 or 012 382 4468
Directorate of Research & Innovation
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NRF FreeStanding Scholarships 2013