Author Topic: Innovation Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships for South Africans in South Africa, 2014  (Read 392 times)

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National Research Foundation offers masters and doctoral scholarships in the field of Biotechnology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Engineering, Computer science, Physics, Astronomy, Mathematical Sciences, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Ecology and Medical sciences at University of Cape Town.  Scholarships are funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). South African citizens and permanent residents can apply for these scholarships. The application deadline is 15 September 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Biotechnology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Engineering, Computer science, Physics, Astronomy, Mathematical Sciences, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Ecology and Medical sciences at University of Cape Town.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and doctoral degree level at University of Cape Town.

Scholarship Provider: National Research Foundation

Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The following eligibility criteria listed below applies:

-Scholarships are open to full-time registered South African citizens and permanent residents.

-Full- time employees of Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) are not eligible to apply

-Scholarship-holders must not hold full-time salaried employment during the tenure of the award.

-The Scholarship-holder will be allowed to undertake a maximum of 12 hours of teaching, tutorials, assistance or demonstration duties per week on average during the year of study; they may be remunerated for these duties, provided that they are reimbursed at a rate not exceeding the normal institution tariff for services rendered.

Scholarship Open for International Students: South African citizens and permanent residents can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Innovation Masters and Doctoral funding instruments are part of the Innovation Bursary Scheme (IBS) funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The scheme is managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) through a contractual agreement with the DST. The IBS aims to broaden the frontiers of knowledge in innovation areas and to build the PhD pipeline for a knowledge-based economy. The DST has made funding available for the IBS in order to provide financial support to qualifying honours, masters and doctoral students registered at public universities in 2014. This document outlines the objectives of the programme, the values of the scholarships and criteria for selection.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? 

-Master’s Scholarships: R 70 000 p. a. In addition, master’s scholarship-holders may apply for a travel grant of up to R 15 000 which canbe used to attend local conferences, workshops, visit a laboratory, or any other activity that support the beneficiaries’ current research progression. This amount is the maximum allowed during the tenure of the scholarship.

-Doctoral Scholarships: Doctoral scholarship-holders may apply for a travel grant of up to R 15 000 (for local travel) and up to R 45 000 (for international travel). These grants may be used to attend local conferences, workshops, visits a laboratory, or any other activity that supports the beneficiaries’ current research progression. This amount is the maximum allowed during the tenure of the scholarship.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 September 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application