South Africa - 2021 Call for application

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South Africa - 2021 Call for application

Calendar

What are the key dates?

  • April 12, 2021 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • July 16, 2021 Beginning of evaluation of applications
  • September 30, 2021 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

Partners
  • UNESCO
Award(s) of the Prize
  • 5 endowments for doctoral students
  • 2 endowments for post-doctoral candidates
Amount per endowment
  • R80,000 for doctorates
  • R160,000 for post-doctorates
Main eligibility criteria
  • Having obtained Ph.D. degree in Formal sciences, Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and Technological sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D. degree at a South African university in one of the 9 Provinces
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution or being enrolled in a doctoral programme at a University in South Africa
Selection criteria
  • The candidate's outstanding academic records- including number, quality and impact of the publications (impact factors to be submitted)
  • Conference presentations and patents
  • The scientific quality of the research project
  • The innovative nature and productivity of the research and its potential application in science
Initial launch date
April 1, 2019
Total number of endowments awarded since launch
13

Information document(s)

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