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Nr. 00226- March 14th, 2018 – Weekly Newspaper devoted to Science & Technology in Africa ** Pour la promotion de l'esprit scientifique en Afrique

DAAD-NRF Joint Scholarship Programme (Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa)

Postgraduate training in a field with strong relevance for national development, aiming at university staff development and public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

Who can apply ?
South African nationals or permanent residents.
Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Master and PhD studies.

Up to two years for the Master’s, up to three years for the PhD.


  • ZAR 60.000,- p.a. for Master’s
  • ZAR 90.000,- p.a. for PhD

Applications have to be submitted to NRF only. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Final selection is made by a panel consisting of university professors and representatives of both NRF and DAAD. Successful candidates will be informed through NRF.

The annual call is published on NRF’s website from June on:

It can also be found on the website of the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg:

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