NRF Masters and Doctoral Scholarships 2020

Please note:

Interested students should first contact a potential supervisor to assist them with the research topic/plan.

  • NRF Masters and Doctoral FISS (Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills)(for South Africans;  Permanent Residents and a limited percentage of foreign nationals)
  • NRF Masters and Doctoral DAAD (for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Studies Abroad (for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • NRF Extension Support (for NRF Scholarship Holders – Masters and PhD ONLY)
  • NRF Doctoral TWAS (for citizens and permanents residents of from developing countries on the African Continent and elsewhere)
  • NRF SASAC Doctoral (for South Africans; Permanent Residents and limited % foreign nationals)

Closing Dates

  • MASTERS Applications: 12 August 2019
  • DOCTORAL Applications: 30 June 2019
  • DOCTORAL Abroad (Nuffic): 17 May 2019
  • Masters and Extension Support: 15 July 2019



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