NRF Opportunities for Students

6 Jun 2011 - 05:30

DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship Programme for 2012

The DAAD/ NRF are pleased to announce its Joint In-Country Scholarship programme for Masters and PhD students studying at South African universities in 2012. The programme is based on a partnership between DAAD and the NRF. The In-Country Scholarship Programme offers a maximum of 100 new scholarship awards for Masters’ and Doctoral candidates per annum.

The application deadline is the 15 August 2011 for funding for 2012.

1st Annual Winter Research School

Are you a Master’s or doctoral candidate registered at a South African higher education institution? Would you consider being one of 150 selected post-graduate candidates to spend three weeks at the NMMU George campus interacting with your peers and senior academics, research administrators and skills expertise? If your answer is “yes” to both questions, then read on!

Scarce Skills Scholarship Programme for Masters and PhD students

The Scarce Skills Scholarship Programme for Masters and PhD students registered for 2011 at South African universities within specific scarce skills areas. The fields supported under this programme are:

·Management:Economic and Management Sciences, Financial Management

·Financial sector:Accounting, Auditing, Statistics, Actuarial Science

·Biological sciences:Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Microbiology,

·Physical sciences:Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Geology, Computer Science, Demography, Information Systems, Chemistry


·Sector specific:Agricultural Sciences

Transportation Studies


The application deadline is the 30 June 2011 for funding for 2011.