Division for Research Development
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Postgraduate Funding Board

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Scholarships will primarily close in the year prior to your registration and typically opens around May.

​FunderDescription Deadline and application forms/links​
DAAD Individual Postgraduate Scholarships In Germany​​

Below are the DAAD Individual Postgraduate Scholarships In Germany you can apply for

  • MA and PhD scholarships for research stays of 1-6 months in Germany in any field of study as part of a study programme in the applicant’s home country.  (Deadlines in April and October) currently open​.
  • ​​MA and PhD scholarships for research stays of 7-12 months in Germany in any field of study as part of a study programme in the applicant’s home country.  (Deadlines in October) currently open​



​​​​Deadline: Various closing dates;  Please visit the website here for more information and the application process.​
​​Ninety One Emerging Talent Winter Vacation Programme 2024​
Apply for the Ninety One Emerging Talent Winter Vacation Programme. You'll have the chance to engage in a real-world case study, meet industry experts, and experience our unique culture.​

Who should apply?

  • ​Penultimate or final year, Honours, and Masters students
  • Strong academic track record
  • Studying towards a degree in Science, Technology, Mathematics, Law, Engineering, or Commerce
  • Passionate about investments, financial services and tech​​
Deadline: 31 May 2024; Please visit the website here for more information and the application process.
​The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) 

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is inviting students to apply for their Bursary and Research Programme, for the 2025 – 2026 academic years.

The bursary will cover studies towards a Masters in Chemical Engineering, at a registered South African university. The bursary will provide funding for 2 years of full-time study. During their studies, students will work on projects that include the beneficiation of wood fibre, recycled fibre or process waste, and resource efficiency.

Bursary recipients may also be offered employment as an engineer-in-training at participating PAMSA member companies.

​Deadline: 07 June 2024; Please visit the website here for more information and the application process.​​​​​
The South African Quantum Technologies Initiative (SA QuTI) Bursary 2024​
​The SA QuTI research programme aims to provide support for students conducting good quality research in the field of quantum technology that aligns with the national strategy on quantum technology. In your application, show how your research would align with the three pillars indicated below:

Your research area must fall into one of the three SA QuTI flagship pillars:
Quantum Communication; Quantum Computing; Quantum Sensing/Metrology/ Imaging.

​Deadline: 10 June 2024; Please see the attached brochure below for more information and how to apply to the scholarship.
SA QuTI Student Bursary Application Call_2024.pdf
​​​​​​​The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Scholarships for Postgraduate
Local Study​​​.


Scholarships for Honours, Master's and Doctoral Students (and postdoctoral fellows) 
Deadline - Various; Please visit the website here for more information and the application process.​ 

​Deloitte Bursary
​Each year, Deloitte award bursaries to deserving students. Bursaries are awarded to learners studying towards a SAICA accredited Chartered Accountancy stream degree qualification (undergraduate or postgraduate).

The bursary award will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed book and accommodation (to a capped amount).​​

​Deadline: None -  submission of applications are open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time. Please see the website here for more information and the application process.​​​ ​​​​ ​ 
​C4IP Grants for Intellectual Property Research, Scholarship, and Writings
C4IP is committed to providing data-driven recommendations for intellectual property policy. To that end, C4IP plans to support original, empirically-grounded research through this grant program. While all eligible researchers are encouraged to apply, C4IP welcomes collaboration between legal academia and other areas of social science or economic research and researchers outside of legal academia to apply.
Deadline: None - Please visit the website here for more information and the application process​.


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