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The GSH helps students access funding for postgraduate research by announcing calls for funding and evaluating applications. In this regard, it collaborates with both the Fees and Funding Division in the Client Service Centre and Research Grants Management within the Department of Research and Innovation Support. In 2015, UP researchers and research partners were successful in securing R407 million from external funders. Research grants, including funding from the NRF and the Medical Research Council (MRC) and other funders, amounted to R149 million. Research contracts from national partners and sponsors totalled R122 million. International funders provided support to the amount of R110 million. All funding opportunities are available in the index to postgraduate funding.


STUDY IN HUNGARY: 2018/19 STIPENDIUM HUNGARICUM CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 

The Stipendium Hungaricum programme offered by the Hungarian Government grants 100 full scholarships to South African students to study in a variety of fields. The programme caters for students at Bachelors, Master and PhD Level as follows: 30 Bachelors, 60 Masters, 10 PhD.

The scholarship will cover the following:

- Full tuition fees

- Accommodation

- Monthly allowance

- Medical insurance

For more details and related terms and conditions visit: http://studyinhungary.hu/study-in-hungary/menu/stipendium-hungaricum-scholarship-programme 

All applications will be strictly online (www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu). The Application deadline is 16 February 2018

Any inquiries should be directed to Dhet via email on [email protected]


NAM S&t CENTRE-DST (SOUTH AFRICA) TRAINING FELLOWSHIP ON MINERALS PROCESSING & BENEFICATION: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2018

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is pleased to invite applications from suitable candidates for the Joint "Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T centre www.namstct.org)- DST Training on Minerals Processing & Benefication for 2018.

20 Fellowships are available for 2018 each for a maximum duration of three months. Each sending country or candidate themselves will have to arrange for their own international travel to and from South Africa.

DST will provide a subsistence allowance of R3500 p.m (US$295). Accommodation will be covered by the host country.

To access the aplication and all other details visit www.namstct.org

Application deadline is 30 March 2018

Applications need to be recommended by parent institutions and cleared by parent organisations must be submitted by email to Mr Selby ([email protected]) and Ms Palesa Motsoeneng ([email protected]).


2018 SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS

THEME: LEVERAGING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION TO ENHANCE INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) calls for nominations for the 2018 South Africa Women in Science Awards (WISA). The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women. The awards will be made to women who are South Africa citizens or permanent residents.

Awards will be made for research that responds to the theme in the fields of Natural (Life& Physical) and Engineering Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Astronomy. Awards will also be made to a category on Research and Innovation.

The 2018 WISA will be presented on 16 August 2018 as part pf the Departmen't celebration of Women's Month.

Deadline for nominations is 18 May 2018. Please access the Criteria for application and application application form on Link


2018 UP IN-REGION DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP

The University of Pretoria in partnership with University of Buea (cameroon), National University of Lesotho, Copperbelt University (Zambia), University of Zimbabwe and National University of Science & Technology (Zimbabwe) has received a grant for Doctoral scholarships through the DAAD German Academic Exchange Service. UP invites applications for PhD studies at UP from staff members and prospective staff members of the partner insitutions.

   What is covered:

  • Return Flight ticket to SA and back to home country upon completion of studies

  • Tuition fees

  • Medical aid

List of qualifications covered

  • PhD Biotechnology (Genetics)

  • PhD Animal Science/ Wildlife Science

  • PhD Food Science/ Crop Science

  • PhD Water Resource Management

  • PhD Environmental Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

  • Successful completion of a 2 year university masters degree

  • Motivation letter

  • The masters degree should not exceed six years since it was awarded

  • All applicants to be nationals of Sub-Saharan countries, excluding South Africa

Deadline for application submission to respective partner institutions is 08 April 2018

For enquiries contact Dr Aceme Nyika ([email protected]) or Mrs Onalerona Matlawe ([email protected])

BEFORE APPLYING PLEASE FAMILIARISE YOURSELF WITH THE FULL DETAILS AVAILABLE AT:

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NB: ALL APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE PARTNER INSTITUTIONS IN APPLICANTS’ RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES. THE UNIVERISITY OF PRETORIA WILL NOT BE RECEIVING ANY DIRECT APPLICATIONS


L'OREAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Call For Applications 2018

The L'oreal Foundation the 9th edition of the L'oreal-Unesco for women Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships to support young women scientists.
 

* 12 Fellowships of 5000 Euros each will be granted to 12 African PhD candidates enrolled at African Universities.

* 2 post-doctoral fellowships of 10 000Euros will be awarded to researchers working in a lab or research institute registered in one of the region's countries
 

Eligibility criteria

- PhD in Life or Physical Sciences

- Must be of Sub-Saharan African country nationality

- Must be no more than 40years of age by the end of the application period for PhD and no more than 45 years of age for post-doctoral.

For more information and to apply visit www.forwomeninscience.com for enquiries email: [email protected]

Closing Date for applications: 30 April 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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