Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2018

NRF Free-standing, Innovation and Scarce Skills
UJ Internal Submission Deadline: 30 June 2017

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) are pleased to announce the call for Postdoctoral Fellowship applications for 2018 in the following categories:
·         NRF- Free-standing Postdoctoral Fellowships (local and abroad);
·         Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowships; and
·         Scarce Skills Development Fund Postdoctoral Fellowships
Successful applicants must undertake full-time Postdoctoral research.  The Fellowships cannot be held concurrently with any salaried full-time employment.
The UJ internal application deadline is Friday, 30 June 2017.  Applicants must apply on the NRF Online system at:   

For all information pertaining to this Call, please refer to the attached Framework for the three funding instruments as well as the Application and Funding Guide. 

Should you require any further assistance, please contact Postgraduate School staff member listed below:
Mr Thabiso Masango: 011 559 3287. E-mail:

Kindly advertise these funding calls and disseminate the call information throughout your respective faculties.

Kind Regards
Mr Tshediso Msibi
Postgraduate Fund Management
Postgraduate School
Tel:+27 11 559 3780

We thank Dr Casmir Igbokwe for the information.
best wishes

Prof Obinna Onwujekwe

Chairman: Senate Research Grants Committee

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