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Current funding opportunities

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General grants and awards

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

University Equipment Committee Grants & NRF National Equipment Programme Funding 2021

researchfunding@uct.ac.za

23 April 2020

Association of Commonwealth Universities Early Career Conference Grants

earlycareergrants@acu.ac.uk

25 March 2020

Global Challenges Research Fund – Networking Grants (Round 6)

internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

31 March 2020 

Visiting Scholars Fund (VSF) And Visiting Lecturers Fund (VLF) Grants

Zam Ndzotyana

20 March 2020

Short Research Visit (SRV) / Short Research Course (SRC) Grants

Paul Dantu

8 April 2020

2020 Creative Works Award & Meritorious Creative Works Prize

Zam Ndzotyana

30 April 2020

2020 UCT Book Award and Meritorious Book Prizes

Zam Ndzotyana

30 April 2020

Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities Capacity Development Acceleration Funding and Visiting Research Fellowship

See the website for more information.

30 April 2020

Urban Studies Foundation: International Fellowships

Visit the website for more information.

30 April 2020

TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme

Visit the website for more information.

18 May 2020

Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

Register to attend the online information session (17 March 2020)

19 May 2020

Advanced Computing Committee call

Robyn Udemans

30 May 2020

Honorary Research Associate notice

Research Funding

None

Oppenheimer Memorial Trust: Awards for Sabbatical Study

Claire Digby (OMT)

None

 

NRF General Research Grants

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

The African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (Acep) - Marine Infrastructure-Linked Funding Instrument (2021-2023)

Natalie le Roux

Friday 17 April 2020

South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) Funding Instrument - 2021

Natalie le Roux

Friday 17 April 2020

Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) Small Grants (Review Period 1)

Mbasa Mguye

Friday 17 April 2020

Global Change Social Sciences Research Programme

Zam Ndzotyana

Friday 17 April 2020

Thuthuka Programme Funding in 2021

Zam Ndzotyana

Friday 17 April 2020

Competitive Support For Rated Researchers (CPRR)

Mbasa Mguye

Friday 17 April 2020

Research Development Grants For Y-Rated Researchers

Mbasa Mguye

Friday 17 April 2020

Competitive Support For Unrated Researchers (CSUR)

Mbasa Mguye

Friday 17 April 2020

 

NRF Customised Programmes

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Knowledge Fields Development Grant 2020

Mbasa.Mguye@uct.ac.za

UCT internal closing dates: 10th of every month until November. (No applications can be submitted in December.)

 

NRF International Grants

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Call for SA-China Joint Research Programme 2020

Mbasa Mguye

13 April 2020

SA-France PROTEA Science and Technology Research Collaboration

Roshan Sonday

13 April 2020

Africa-Japan Collaborative Research (AJ-CORE) In Environmental Science

Robyn Udemans

13 April 2020

NRF / NSF (USA) Joint Research Programme on Dimensions of Biodiversity

Jacqueline Sylvester

13 April 2020

 

NRF Concept Notes

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

 

Concept Notes for Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) Large Integrated Team Projects

 

Mbasa Mguye

17 April 2020

 

 

NRF Travel, Training and Conference Grants 

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

NRF/DFG Partnership on International Research Training Groups (IRTGs)

Roshan Sonday

First cycle: UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

Second cycle: UCT internal submission date 17 August 2020

DSI-NRF Conference Fund 2021

Mbasa Mguye

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

NRF-ERC 2020 Mobility 2020

Mbasa Mguye

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

Equipment-related travel and training grants

Mbasa Mguye

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

NRF/ICTP joint collaboration for science advancement

Zam Ndzotyana

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

International Science Council - South Africa scientific events/travel grants

Zam Ndzotyana

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

Knowledge interchange and collaboration (KIC) for scientific events/travel taking place between 1 June and 31 December 2020

Mbasa Mguye

UCT internal submission date: 13 April 2020

 

 

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