Funding Opportunities

Call for funding opportunities from the NRF/DST and others. Please note an SAAO internal deadline of 2 weeks earlier in order to allow sufficient time for approvals/reviews etc.

https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za/

Call Schedule-2017-per-category

 

Grant Type/Name

Due Date

Days Remaining

NRF / BELSPO Joint Call for Proposals 2018 20 September 2017  Due 1 month, 28 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
NRF / STINT Science and Technology Research Collaboration 8 September 2017 Due 2 months, 10 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
Italy / South Africa Joint Research Programme 2018 7 September 2017 Due 2 months, 11 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
 Japan/South Africa Call for Joint Research Proposals  6 September 2017  Due 2 months, 12 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
Mexico/South Africa Call for Joint Research Proposals  28 July 2017  Due 3 months, 21 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
DST – NRF FELLOWSHIPS FOR EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR FUNDING IN 2018 20 July 2017 Due 3 months, 29 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
National Research Foundation / European Research Council Partnership 2017 Call 23 June 2017 Closed
JAMAICA / SOUTH AFRICA JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COOPERATION – CALL FOR JOINT RESEARCH PROPOSALS FOR 2018-2020 PROJECTS  20 June 2017  Closed
NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE (ICSU) SOUTH AFRICA SECRETARIAT – CALL FOR TRAVEL AND HOSTING OF EVENTS  12 May 2017 Closed
 Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) 2018  31 May 2017  Closed
Call for Proposals Support for Unrated, Rated and Y-rated Research 2018  31 May 2017  Closed
THUTHUKA Call for Research Proposals for funding in 2018  24 May 2017 Closed
 BLUE SKIES CONCEPT NOTES 2018  21 May 2017 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange & Collaboration (KIC)Scientific Events / Travel Grants 2017  26 April 2017 Closed
DST-NRF INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2017/18  7 November

2016

Closed
Freestanding, Innovation, Scarce Skills Development Fund Honours Application Process for 2017 Support 31 October 2016 Closed
Call for Applications for Evaluation and Rating – 2017 15 February 2017 Closed
Strategic Research Equipment Funding Instrument 2016/17  19 August 2016 Closed
Infrastructure Travel and Training Grants 2016/2017 12 August 2016 Closed
BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration
25 August 2016 Closed
 Freestanding, Innovation, Scarce Skills Development Fund Masters and Doctoral Scholarships Call for 2017 29 July 2016 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 30 June 2016 Closed
DST-NRF Fellowships for Early Career Researchers from the United Kingdom 30 June 2016 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA / FONDS WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK (FWO) JOINT SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION 30 June 2016 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA / FRANCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION 30 June 2016 Closed
DST – NRF CONFERENCE FUND 2017 30 June 2016 Closed
UK – South Africa Researcher Links Workshop grants 27 June 2016 Closed
NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2017 27 June 2016 Closed
Thuthuka Call for Research Proposals for funding in 2017 24 June 2016 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA / WALLONIA-BRUSSELS FEDERATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION 24 June 2016 Closed
National Equipment Programme (NEP) 23 June 2016 Closed
DST/NRF SOUTHERN AFRICAN LARGE TELESCOPE (SALT) RESEARCH CHAIR 15 June 2016 Closed
NRF – TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2017 7 June 2016 Closed
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CALL:  INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS (IKS) 31 May 2016 Closed
 Claude Leon Foundation postdoc fellowships 31 May 2016  Closed
EMERGING RESEARCHERS APRs 31 May 2016 Closed
NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION / EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL PARTNERSHIP 2016 CALL 20 May 2016 Closed
AFRICA COOPERATION BILATERAL PROGRAMME 16 May 2016 Closed
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT AMSTERDAM – NRF SOUTH AFRICA DESMOND TUTU DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP 2016 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS  6 May 2016 Closed
COMPETITIVE PROGRAMME FOR Y-RATED RESEARCHERS 6 May 2016 Closed
COMPETITIVE PROGRAMME FOR RATED RESEARCHERS 6 May 2016 Closed
COMPETITIVE SUPPORT FOR UNRATED RESEARCHERS 6 May 2016 Closed
Sabbatical Grants for the Completion of Doctoral Degrees Call for Nominations 29 April 2016 Closed
Professional Development Programme (PDP) Block Grants call 29 April 2016 Closed
DST/NRF SOUTHERN AFRICAN LARGE TELESCOPE (SALT) RESEARCH CHAIR 15 June 2016 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 11 March 2016 Closed
Incentive Funding for rated Researchers 22 February 2016 Closed
CHINESE-SOUTH AFRICAN COLLABORATIONS IN ASTRONOMY: WORKSHOP PROGRAMME 15 March 2016 Closed
DST – NRF FELLOWSHIPS FOR EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM 11 January 2016 Closed
 Annual Progress Reports (APRs) and KIC reports for 2014/15 31 December 2015  Closed
Equipment-related Travel and Training Grants
2015/ 16: Second Call for Applications
15 December 2015 Closed
NWO-NRF: Cooperation between the Netherlands and South Africa on Astronomy and Enabling Technologies for Astronomy
15 December 2015 Closed
DST – NRF CONFERENCE FUND 2016 6 November 2015 Closed
NRF – TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2016 2 October 2015 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 18 September 2015 Closed
NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (NRF) /SWEDISH FOUNDATION FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN RESEARCH AND HIGHER EDUCATION (STINT) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION 18 September 2015 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA / JAPAN JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS – 2016 FUNDING 8 September 2015 Closed
DST- NRF- Free-standing Postdoctoral Fellowships;
DST- NRF- Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowships;
DST -NRF- Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research Abroad;
DST- NRF- DHET – Scarce Skills Development Fund: Postdoctoral Fellowships;
1 September 2015 Closed
Thuthuka call for Annual Progress Reports for 2015 – including budget requests for continued funding for 2016 24 August 2015 Closed
Call for Proposals: Indigenous Knowledge Systems 19 August 2015 Closed
Equipment-related Travel and Training Grants
2015/ 16: Call for Applications
12 August 2015 Closed
Call for applications for Extension Scholarship Support for Masters and Doctoral studies in 2016 7 August 2015 Closed
Masters and Doctoral Scholarships Call for 2016 7 August 2015 Closed
National Equipment Programme (NEP) and
National Nanotechnology Equipment Programme (NNEP)
2015/16: Call for Applications
3 August 2015 Closed
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
INDO-SOUTH AFRICAN FLAGSHIP PROGRAMME IN ASTRONOMY
2015
31 July 2015 Closed
Thuthuka Programme Call for Research Proposals for funding in 2016 31 July 2015 Closed
APRs due for Research Career Awards Fellowship Programme 31 July 2015 Closed
Competitive Programme for UnRated Researchers 2016 30 July 2015 Closed
Competitive Programme for Rated Researchers 2016 30 July 2015 Closed
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT AMSTERDAM – NRF SOUTH AFRICA
DESMOND TUTU DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS
17 July 2015 Closed
Newton Fund RCUK-NRF International PhD Partnering Scheme Call 9 July 2015 Closed
UK – South Africa Researcher Links
Grants for Travel and Hosting of Scientific Events
2015 – First Call
30 June 2015 Closed
Claude Leon Foundation 31 May 2015 Closed
Summer Visiting Program for Astronomers Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) 8 May 2015 Closed
ESRC/NRF International Centre Partnerships 23 April 2015 Closed
Sabbatical Grants to Complete Doctoral Degrees 28 April 2015 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 3 April 2015 Closed
APRs due for rated and unrated researchers 31 March 2015 Closed
Incentive funding for rated researchers – 2015 17 February 2015 Closed
NRF Evaluation and Rating – 2015 16 February 2015
Closed
Call for Applications for extended support for Master’s and doctoral studies in 2015. 23 January 2015 Closed
Call for Very-Long-Baseline Interferometry Astronomy Proposals 1 December 2014 Closed
APRs for NRF Freestanding, Scarce Skills, Innovation, DAAD-NRF, PDP, RESE, Research Career Awards Scholarships and Fellowships. 30 November 2014 Closed
Applications for the CEO of the NRF 7 November 2014 Closed
HARRY OPPENHEIMER FELLOWSHIP AWARD 2014 3 November 2014 Closed
DST-NRF Internship Programme 2015/16 31 October 2014 Closed
Newton Fund Fellowships and Mobility Grants 22 October 2014 Closed
Japan Scholarship Programme 1 October 2014 Closed
British Council Researcher Links – Newton Fund Travel Grants 30 September 2014 Closed
Research Career Advancement Fellowship Call for 2015 30 September 2014 Closed
DST- NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) Call for 2015 22 September 2014 Closed
South African Square Kilometre Array Project (SKA SA) Masters and Doctoral Bursaries Call for 2015 15 September 2014 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA – JAPAN JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CALL FOR PROPOSALS 10 September 2014 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA – EGYPT JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CALL FOR PROPOSALS 29 August 2014 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 22 August 2014 Closed
NRF Free-standing, DST Innovation and Scarce Skills Masters and Doctoral Scholarship Call for 2015 15 August 2014 Closed
DAAD-NRF IN-COUNTRY MASTERS AND DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME. 15 August 2014 Closed
Infrastructure Funding Instruments in support of the National Equipment Programme (NEP); and National Nanotechnology Equipment Programme (NNEP) 15 August 2014 Closed
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE COMBINED CALL: COMPETITIVE PROGRAMME FOR RATED, Y-RATED and UNRATED RESEARCHER 14 August 2014 Closed
NRF Free-standing, DHET Scarce Skills and DST Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for 2015. 8 August 2014 Closed
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CALL: Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) 7 August 2014 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA – ZAMBIA JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH PROGRAMME extended to 21 August 2014 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA – FRANCE JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION 25 July 2014 Closed
Call for Proposals – Blue Skies Concept Notes 2015 4 July 2014 Closed
MULTI-WAVELENGTH ASTRONOMY FUNDING INSTRUMENT
in 2015
4 July 2014 Closed
Thuthuka Programme: Call for Research Proposals for Funding in 2015 23 June 2014 Closed
Claude Leon Foundation 31 May 2014 Closed
Sabbatical Grants to Complete Doctoral Degrees, Call for Proposals for 2015 Funding 30 May 2014 Closed
Equipment-related Travel and Training Grants 14 May 2014 Closed
Sabbatical Grants to Complete Doctoral Degrees – Call for Nominations 4 April 2014 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA – ITALY JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COOPERATION 28 February 2014 Closed
Collaborative Postgraduate Training support 28 February 2014 Closed
INCENTIVE FUNDING FOR RATED RESEARCHERS 19 February 2014 Closed
South Africa-UK Scientific Seminars- Scheme Notes 2013 18 February 2014 Closed
Evaluation and Rating of Individual Researchers UCT Internal deadline 8 November 2013 15 February 2014 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 14 February 2014 Closed
Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarships – Call for Applications 29 November 2013 Closed
Call for Proposals – Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) 27 November 2013 Closed
Call for Proposals – Blue Skies Concept Notes 2014 27 November 2013 Closed
Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award 2013 1 November 2013 Closed
SOUTH AFRICA / KENYA JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH – CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS (2013) 31 October 2013 Closed
Research Career Advancement Fellowship Call for 2014 31 October 2013 Closed
Infrastructure Funding Instruments in support of the National Equipment Programme (NEP); and National Nanotechnology Equipment Programme (NNEP) 9 October 2013 Closed
Multi-Wavelength Astronomy Funding Instrument 8 October 2013 Closed
Sabbatical Grants to Complete Doctoral Degrees 7 October 2013 Closed
NRF/ASCR Joing Science and Technology Research – Joint Call for Thematic Cooperation Proposals (2013) 6 October 2013 Closed
Competitive Programme for Unrated Researchers 4 October 2013 Closed
Competitive Programme for Rated Researchers 30 September 2013 Closed
Innovation Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for non-South African Students Call for 2014 30 September 2013 Closed
DST- NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) Call for 2014 30 September 2013 Closed
NRF Free-standing-Innovation Post Doctoral Fellowship Call for 2014 16 September 2013 Closed
The South African Square Kilometre Array Project – Call for bursary and fellowship applications for 2014 15 September 2013 Closed
South Africa/Japan Joint Science & Technology Research Collaboration 12 September 2013 Closed
South Africa/Argentina Joint Science & Technology Research 30 August 2013 Closed
DAAD-NRF In-Country Masters and Doctoral Scholarship Call for 2014 21 August 2013 Closed
SA-Russia Call for Proposals 1 August 2013 Closed
USAID’s Global Research and Innovation Fellowship Network (GRIFN) 31 July 2013 Closed
Knowledge, Interchange & Collaboration (KIC) – Call for Application 2013 29 July 2013 Closed
Call for Research Proposals for Funding in 2014 – Thuthuka Programme 29 July 2013 Closed
Equipment-related Mobility and Training Grants 22 July 2013 Closed
India-South Africa Joint Science and Technology Research Cooperation  5 July 2013 Closed