Research Funding | Established Researchers

Researchers who have developed a level of independence

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Please Note —
The Deputy Dean, Research holds the delegation to sign all research-related internal (UP) applications.  After ensuring compliance the Research Office (Ms Natasha Jeftha) will obtain his signature on your application.  Please do not submit any applications to the Dean's Office.
Funding opportunities with the most imminent closing dates are at the top of the list.  Closed, recurrent calls are displayed at the end of the list to keep their information available for future planning.
Some links still provide 2018 documents /information.  These are updated with that for 2019 as and when they become available.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: the National Research Foundation has implemented a significant change in their funding environment: the NRF will only publish One Call for applications for funding in February 2020. Important to note is that researchers and students will be able to apply in only one of the drop-down options within the Category of Grants available for applications.

 

Call Status Programme Call Documents and Links Faculty Closing Date
N/A GMSA Communique: Unspent 2020 funding Call guidelines N/A
N/A Announcement regarding NRF extended deadlines Call guidelines various
Open Belmont Forum

Call guidelines

Application guideline

Application guideline 2

Proposal template

16 October 2020

Closed

Closed

Open

NIHR | Global Effect on COVID-19 Health Research (Round 1)

NIHR | Global Effect on COVID-19 Health Research (Round 2)

NIHR | Global Effect on COVID-19 Health Research (Round 3)

Call guidelines

22 June 2020

10 August 2020

28 September 2020 

Open Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Cluster Programme

Call guidelines

Application guideline

Proposal template

16 September 2020
Closed Institute for Advanced Sustanaibility Studies Fellow Programme 2021 Call guidelines 23 August 2020
Closed Africa Uninet Funding Dimensions 2020 Call guidelines 17 August 2020
Closed Water Research Commission: Water Technologies Demonstration Programme

Call guidelines

Application guideline

15 August 2020
Closed SAMRC | BRICS COVID-19

Call guidelines

Application guideline

14 August 2020
Closed South African SDG Hub: Leveraging South Africa's Universities to Attain the SDGs in the Context of Covid-19

Call guidelines

Application guideline

7 August 2020
Closed Department of Science and Innovation: Horizon 2020 Call guideline 17 July 2020
Closed DIA: Call for proposals: COVID-19 Artificial Intelligence and Health Call guideline 15 July 2020
Closed AAS Funding for Covid-19 Research and Development Goals for Africa Call guideline 30 June 2020
Closed NRF COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund

Call guideline

Framework

10 June 2020
Closed Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges 2020

Call guidelines

Guidelines for challenge 1

Guidelines for challenge 2

22 April 2020
Closed JPI-AMR Aquatic Pollutants Call

Call guidelines

Guidelines

Guidelines for pre-approval

3 April 2020
Closed

UP | Staff Travel Abroad Programme Round 1 (Open)

UP | Staff Travel Abroad Programme Round 2 (Closed)

UP | Staff Travel Abroad Programme Round 3 (Closed)

Call guidelines

24 February 2020

25 May 2020

17 August 2020

N/A UP Research and Innovation Support (DRIS) Web and Funding Bulletins External Research Funding various
N/A Annual Funding Opportunities - Call Schedule 2018 (for reference dates) Call Schedule (excel) various
2019 year round UP Visiting Professor Programme Call Summary N/A
Closed

EDCTP| Preparatory Fellowships – Joint call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund 

EDCTP| Senior Fellowships 
Call Summary

1 February 2019

28 February 2019

Closed NRF | Compeitve Support For Unrated Researchers (CSUR) 2019

Call Summary

Framework Document

General Application Guideline

15 April 2019

Closed DHET | Future Professors Programme Call Summary 8 Juy 2019
Closed

NRF & FAPESP | Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration

Call Summary

Call Guidelines

3 May 2019

Closed

NRF | South Africa/France Science and Technology Research Collaboration (PROTEA)

Call Summary

Call Guidelines

4 June 2019

various

NHLSRT | Research Award Round 1 (Closed)

NHLSRT | Research Award Round 2 (not open yet)

Call Summary

Application Form

Guidelines

15 March 2019

13 September 2019

2019 year round NHLSRT | Development Grants

Call Summary

Application Form

Guidelines

N/A
Closed NRF | Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) 2019

Call Summary

General Application Guide

15 April 2019
Closed MRC | Call for Research Proposals: Scaling-up of evidence-based interventions at the population level for prevention or management of hypertension and/or diabetes Call Document 17 April 2019
Closed NRF | Knowledge, Interchange & Collaboration (KIC) Scientific Events /Travel Grants Round 1 Call Summary 17 April 2018
Closed

Grand Challenges funding opportunities:

Call for new approaches to characterize antimicrobial resistence

Misk Grand Challenges grant opportunities (2 opportunities)

Campylobacter spp. transmission dynamics in LMICs

Affordable, Accessible, Appealing: Next Generation of Nutrition

Innovations in Immunization Data Management, Use and Improved Efficiency

 

2 May 2018

Closed

CANSA | Cancer Research Grants 2019

Call Summary

Application Form

Overseas Application

Overseas Report

Rules and Regulations

16 May 2018

Closed

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

Call Summary

15 July 2018

Closed

Stellenbosch University | DAAD | HRK DIES/CREST Online Training Course for Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates at African Universities

Call Summary

19 August 2018

Closed

Mentorship Call: Invitation to Mentors to apply to host NRF Interns in 2019-2020

Call Summary

Application Form

Framework Document

Gauteng Province Document

27 August 2018

Closed

SAMRC | Request for Applications: HIV Cure, TB Diagnostics and Therapies

Call Summary

RFA-Details

Project Proposal Template

Budget Template (single PI)

Budget Template (multiple PIs)

Terms and Conditions

 

10 September 2018
Closed

MSCA | Individual Fellowships (IF) 2018

MSCA | Co-funding of regional (COFUND) , national and international programmes 2018

Call Summary

12 September 2018

27 September 2018

Closed

Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Call Summary

17 September 2018

Closed

EDCTP | Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases 2018

EDCTP | Advances in product development for effective prevention, treatment and management of co-infections and co-morbidities 2018

Call Summary

11 October 2018

18 October 2018

Closed

STIAS | Iso Lomso Fellowship Programme 2018

Call Summary

Framework Document

Application Form

20 October 2018
Closed

EDCTP | Capacity development to facilitate delivery and uptake of new or improved medical interventions in African health systems 2018

EDCTP | Ethics and regulatory capacities 2018

Call Summary

11 October 2018

 

22 November 2018

Closed

EDCTP | Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria 2018

EDCTP | Vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections 2018

EDCTP | Strategic action for the comparison, selection and development of malaria vaccine candidates 2018

Call Summary

30 October 2018

30 October 2018

 

1 November 2018

Closed

Grand Challenges Explorations | Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 22)

Call Summary

Application Form

Guidelines

14 November 2018
Closed

Grand Challenges Explorations | Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings (Round 22)

Call Summary

Application Form

Guidelines

14 November 2018
Closed SAMRC | Conference Application

Call Summary

Cover Page

Budget

20 December 2018
Closed Discovery Foundation Awards 2019  

6 October 2018

15 January 2018

 

 


 

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