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Scarce Skills Scholarships for Masters and PhD Students at National Research Foundation In South African Universities

Scarce Skills Scholarship Programme for Masters and PhD students registered for  at South African Universities


The NRF are pleased to announce the Scarce Skills Scholarship Programme for Masters and PhD students registered for 2011 at South African universities within specific scarce skills areas. The fields supported under this programme are:

·         Management:
Economic and Management Sciences, Financial Management
·         Financial sector:

Accounting, Auditing, Statistics, Actuarial Science
·         Biological sciences:

Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Microbiology,

·         Physical sciences:

Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Geology, Computer Science, Demography, Information Systems, Chemistry
·         Engineering
·         Sector specific:

Agricultural Sciences
Transportation Studies
The application deadline is the 30 June  for funding for .  Applicants must apply online at: and follow the application procedure set out in the call document.

We would very much appreciate if you could advertise the programme and disseminate the information within your institution.

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:

The Scholarships and Fellowships Programme at the NRF

Ms Thashni Maistry


The Scholarship and Fellowship Team look forward to receiving your application.

for more information;

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