NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2020

By | August 1, 2019

NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2020

Only for students that have successfully completed their Masters degree, kindly circulate to anyone who may be interested*

Closing Date: 20 May 2019

The DST and NRF are pleased to announce a call for applications for Honours/BTech, Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2020.

In the process of reducing the high volume of applications received yearly, duplication of applications into different programmes and increasing the turnaround time of informing successful applicants, NRF – Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships in one framework document.

The NRF Nuffic Doctoral scholarships are open to South African citizens and permanent residents.

  • Applicants may not hold this scholarship concurrently with any other NRF or South African/Netherlands government scholarship;
  • Provide a Master’s degree certificate or an official document from the university certifying that all requirements for the Master’s degree have been met and that they will be graduating;
  • Be intending to pursue full-time doctoral studies; and
  • Not hold full-time salaried employment during the tenure of the award.

Scholarships are intended to support Doctoral candidates to pursue studies in all areas of Science, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences, and Humanities, including Priority Research Areas.

Applicants must apply on the NRF Online Submission System at and follow the application process set out in the attached Framework documents and Application and Funding Guides.

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