KIC funding supports researchers who require travel funding and have not received it through any other current NRF grant. The purpose of the KIC is to contribute to internationalising South Africa’s research; enhancing global networking with peer researchers, and fostering collaboration in order to improve the quality of research outputs.
- Full-time employees at SU or on a fixed-term contract
- Supervisors may apply on behalf of their doctoral students
- Applicants must have at least a Master's degree
The call for KIC applications are made available once a year. However, the call may be opened twice a year depending on the availability of funding.