DAAD-NRF Joint in-country scholarship programme

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DAAD-NRF Joint in-country scholarship programme


The DAAD/ NRF are pleased to announce its Joint In-Country Scholarship programme for Masters and PhD students studying at South African universities in 2013.  The programme is based on a partnership between DAAD and the NRF.

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be South African citizens or hold permanent residence status in South Africa (in the latter case, both certified proof of university employment and residency must be provided).
  • Applicants must have obtained an accumulative grade average of 65% and above to be considered.
  • Female candidates and those belonging to historically disadvantaged groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • An age limit of 36 years at the time of application applies.
  • Applicants may come from all those fields of study that have a strong relevance to the national development of the country. Fields include: the natural sciences, mathematics, ICT, engineering, agricultural sciences, applied social sciences. Humanities and fine arts are excluded from this programme. However, Humanities applications may be considered if the research has a social focus.
  • Applicants who already hold a qualification for the level of funding they are applying for are not eligible.


The application deadline at SU for verification is 24th August 2012.  Applicants must apply online at:https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application procedure set out in the call document.

Should you have any queries with regards to the scholarship requirements or application procedure, please do not hesitate to contact us on the details below.


More information
DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg
Ms Kerynn Dahl
Email: daad@wits.ac.za 
NRF Scholarships and Fellowships
Ms Thashni Maistry
E-mail: Thashni.maistry@nrf.ac.za 
Technical problems
The NRF Supportdesk
Email: Supportdesk@nrf.ac.za 

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