Second Round of NRF Honours/BTech Funding


The National Research Fund has announced that they will have additional provisional awards for honours and final year BTech studies in 2020. 


National Research Foundation The National Research Foundation (NRF) supports and promotes research and human capital development through funding, the provision of National Research Facilities and science outreach platforms and programmes to the broader community in all fields of science and technology, including natural science, engineering, social science and humanities.

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) are pleased to announce the additional provisional awards for honours and final year BTech studies in 2020.

Please note that this is the only 2020 funding call with a second round of successful applicants because of budget constraints experienced at the time of processing. 

Please Note:

  • If your name appears in the link indicated above, you have been provisionally successful in receiving an award for 2020, provided you meet the minimum requirements according to the NRF Postgraduate Scholarships Call for 2020, Framework document and Conditions of Grant.
  • Successful applicants must logon the NRF Online Submission to access and download their award letter.
  • Read through the Conditions of Grant carefully before accepting the award.
  • All signed and completed documentation must be forwarded to the NRF via your University Postgraduate Funding Office or Research Office or Financial Aid Office.
  • Funds will only be released once the completed documentation has been received by the NRF.
  • Awards not taken up by 30 April 2020 will be automatically cancelled, unless otherwise approved by the NRF.
  • If your name does not appear in the link indicated above, you have not been awarded a scholarship for 2020.
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