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Current funding opportunities

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General grants and awards

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

NRF Rating and Evaluation Call 2021

Jacqueline.Sylvester@uct.ac.za 

Roshan.Sonday@uct.ac.za 

23 November 2020 (1st UCT internal date)
17 December 2020 (2nd UCT internal date)                                 
1 March 2021 (NRF system closing date & UCT final submission date)  

ACU early career conference grants

 

9 February 2021

DHET Future Professors Programme Phase 2

Dr Gudrun Oberprieler

12 February 2021

UCT COVID-19-related financial relief for soft-funded staff in research posts

researchfunding@uct.ac.za

15 February 2021

Palestinian Academic Collaboration Call

Robyn.Udemans@uct.ac.za

28 February 2021

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant 

Melverna.Wakefield@uct.ac.za 

1 March 2021

WUN Understanding Cultures Global Challenge: request for expressions of interest

Wilna Venter

8 March 2021

Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) Call 4

Faculty of Health Sciences: Rob Huddy
Other faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

28 January 2021 (UCT deadline for intention-to-submit form)
10 February 2021 (NIHR deadline for intention-to-submit form) 
10 March 2021 (Funder deadline)

Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC) / Western Cape Government (WCG) Joint Task Team: call for research proposals

Sonwabo Ngcelwane

Proposal deadline: 31 October 2021Funding request deadline*: 19 March 2021

UK MRC call: Improving health in low- and middle-income countries

Faculty of Health Sciences: Rob Huddy
Other faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

29 March 2021

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes

 

31 March 2021
30 September 2021

Global Health Research Centres Call 1 – Research and institutional capacity strengthening in non-communicable diseases

Faculty of Health Sciences: Rob Huddy
Other faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

21 January 2021 (UCT deadline for intention-to-submit form)
31 March 2021 (Funder deadline for receipt of Stage 1 applications:

Cancer Grand Challenge

Faculty of Health Sciences: Rob Huddy
Other faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

1 April 2021

Advanced Computing Committee (ACC) Research Equipment Call for 2021

Robyn.Udemans@uct.ac.za

9 April 2021

Third call for applications: UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Groups

Faculty of Health Sciences: Rob Huddy
Other faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za

Funder intention-to-submit deadline: 20 April 2021

Funder application deadline: 18 May 2021

UCT Creative Works Award 2021

Zam Ndzotyana

30 April 2021

UCT Book Award 2021

Zam Ndzotyana

30 April 2021

STIAS Research Fellowships 2022

Dr Christoff Pauw

31 May 2021

UEC research Equipment Call - 2021

Robyn.Udemans@uct.ac.za

31 May 2021

UKRI GCRF/Newton Fund Agile Response call to address COVID-19

International Grants Hub

None

National Geographic Society: COVID-19 emergency fund for journalists

Visit the website for more information.

Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Honorary Research Associate notice

Research Funding

None

Oppenheimer Memorial Trust: Awards for Sabbatical Study

Claire Digby (OMT)

None

URC Travel Conference

Jacqueline Sylvester

Ad hoc

URC Visiting Scholars Fund/Visiting  Lecturer’s Fund

Zam Ndzotyana

Ad hoc

URC Short Research Visit/ Short Research Course

Amanda Raman

Ad hoc

 

NRF General Research Grants

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Thuthuka

Roshan Sonday

19 April

Support for Y-rated Researchers

Mbasa Mguye

26 April

Competitive Support for Unrated Researchers (CSUR)

Mbasa Mguye

3 May

African Origins Platform (AOP)

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

Earth Systems Science Research Programme

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

Competitive Support for Rated Researchers (CPRR)

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) - Small Grants

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

Human and Social Dynamics Programme

Zam Ndzotyana

3-May

Marine and Coastal Research Programme

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

New Earth Observation Frontiers (NEOFrontiers) – Product Development

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

New Earth Observation Frontiers (NEOFrontiers) – Innovation Support

Mbasa Mguye

3-May

 

NRF Travel, Training and Conference Grants (Review Period 1) 

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Equipment Related Travel & Training Grant (ERTTG)

Phiwo Qoza

10 March

ERC Mobility Grants for Travel & Hosting of Events

Phiwo Qoza

15 March

German (IRTGS) Preparatory Workshops

Roshan Sonday

16 March OR 17 May

DST-NRF Conference Fund 2021

Mbasa Mguye

22 March

ISC Grants for Travel &  Hosting of Events

Zam Ndzotyana

26 February

Knowledge, Interchange and Collaborative Grants (KIC)

Zam Ndzotyana

5 March

 

NRF International Grants

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