NRF Honours Bursaries for 2019

By | August 1, 2019

NRF Honours Bursaries for 2019

Applicant Closing Date: CLOSED

Framework Document NRF Honours and final year B Tech Bursaries 2019

NRF Honours and final year B Tech Application Guide 2019

The National Research Foundation (NRF) awards bursaries to students pursuing full-time Honours’ and final year B Tech studies at South African public universities.

These bursaries are awarded to South African citizens and South African permanent residents only and are released as Block Grants to South African public universities that nominate students that have applied for an Honours’ and final year B Tech bursaries.

Students must submit an application on the NRF Online Submission system at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attachedFramework Document and Application Guide.  South African citizens and South African permanent residents living with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more details, applicants must read the NRF Honours’ and final year B Tech Bursaries Framework Document which highlights the eligibility criteria and requirements for each funding category.

Please Note the following:

  •  The call will be accessible on the NRF Online Submission system at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za from 5 September 2018.
  • Institutions will nominate students for a bursary award on the NRF Online Submission System, based on the Block Grant allocation to each institution and set equity targets. This nomination process will take place from 23 January 2019 to 28 February 2019.

Students not Eligible:

  • Foreign nationals;
    • Students that already hold an Honours’ or final year B Tech degree;
    • Students pursuing an undergraduate degree irrespective of the degree that they are enrolled for;
    • Students intending to pursue a Postgraduate diploma qualification, including Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting; and
    • Students who will be employed (full/part time) in 2019 will not be considered.
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The Attachments that needs to be submitted with your application:

  1. Certified (verification i.e. stamped documents) South African Identity Document. (Should be uploaded under Registration details).
  2. Certified academic record or, in case of applicants with outstanding fees due to the university, attach an official letter that is stamped and signed, stating that the transcript is not issued due to outstanding fees owed to the university.
  3. Proof of NSFAS or University Financial Aid funding for applicants that have indicated that they were previously funded by NSFAS or received University Financial Aid funding.
  4. Applicants with disabilities must upload a medical certificate, in support of the disability.

To register and get an ORCID number please contactd.martindale@ru.ac.za

NB NB NB: Please send us an official academic transcript once you have received your final results. 

Applications will not be processed without this!