Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities

Postdoctoral fundng opportunities can be provided by national organisation, international funding and or corporate companies.

 

 

UP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications

The University of Pretoria (UP) invites UP academic researchers to apply for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University. The fellowships are aimed at enabling academic researchers to conduct research in areas aligned with UP's priorities, especially those that are related to UP institutional platforms such as Future Africa, the UP Javett Art Centre, and others.

 

The UP Postdoctoral Constitution gives more details about conditions of postdoctoral fellowships at UP. The application form and detailed information on the call can also be obtained from Ms Mpho Maithufi via email: [email protected]

 

Deadline for submission of applications to Faculties is 14 February 2020.

Deadline for Faculties to submit ranked applications to the Department of Research and Innovation is 06 March 2020.

 

 

 

 


Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship

 
Description Aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master?s degree or PhD.

For South African citizens three different types of scholarships are offered starting in September 2020:
1) PhD Scholarships:
Applicants should have a Masters degree or equivalent University degree recognized by a Swiss University. The scholarship is valid for 12 months and renewable for a maximum of 3 years. Applicants should have a letter from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the PhD candidate. Applicants must submit a research proposal including a timeframe. The applicant must not be older than 35 years at the time of application

2) Postdoctoral Scholarships:
The Scholarship is intended for highly qualified postdoctoral researchers from all academic fields.The applicants should have a PhD degree. The scholarship is valid for 12 months and renewable for a maximum of 6 months. Applicants should have a letter from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the postdoctoral research. Applicants must submit a research proposal including a timeframe. There cannot be a gap of more than 5 years between the award of the PhD and the application deadline

3) Research Scholarships
The Scholarship is intended for highly qualified postdoctoral researchers from all academic fields as well as young Medical Doctors. The scholarship is valid for 12 months maximum and non-renewable. The applicant should have a Masters degree or equivalent. Applicants should have a letter from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the research. Applicants must submit a research proposal including a timeframe. The applicant must not be older than 35 years at the time of application.
Funder Swiss Confederation
Deadline date 2019-12-15
Institutional deadline date 2019-12-01
Instruction In order to see the full details of this Call please:
- Log onto the UP Portal and select the Research Grants & Ethics portlet, then navigate to:
- Select "External Grants (Pre-award)" Tile and click  "Search for call"
- Enter the call number below into the Call Code field
-Click here for help guide
Call code (reference number on UP system) 00000876

 

UP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications (Closed)

The University of Pretoria (UP) invites UP academic researchers to apply for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of Pretoria. The fellowships are aimed at enabling academic reseachers to conduct research in areas aligned with UP's priorities, especially those that are related to UP institutional platforms such as Future Africa, the UP Javett Art Centre, and others.

Deadline for submission of applications to Faculties is 31 July 2019.

Deadline for Faculties to submit ranked applications to the Department of Research and Innovation is 15 August 2019.

 

The application form and detailed information on the call can also be obtained from Ms Mpho Maithufi via email: [email protected]

 

 

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