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General grants and awards

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Call for nominations: Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Fellowship Award Please send all documentation, except the referee reports,
to internationalgrants@uct.ac.za.
Internal deadline: 30 September 2021.
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Faculty of Health Sciences: research.health@uct.ac.za, FHS Research Enterprise
Other UCT Faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za, Research Office
Deadline to contact departmental finance officer: 15 October 2021
eRA final faculty approver deadline: 2 November 2021
Funder deadline: 5 November 2021
Exploratory Grants in Cancer Epidemiology (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Research Office: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za UCT intention-to-submit deadline: Monday, 16 August 2021
Funder deadline: Friday, 8 October 2021 (17:00 SAST)
Wellcome Career Development Awards Faculty of Health Sciences: research.health@uct.ac.za, FHS Research Enterprise
Other UCT Faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za, Research Office
UCT intention-to-submit: 27 August 2021
eRA internal proposal approval (forms to reach finance approver): 4 November 2021
Faculty-approved eRA forms must reach RC&I: 9 November 2021
Final external funder deadline: 16 November 2021
Wellcome Discovery Awards Faculty of Health Sciences: research.health@uct.ac.za, FHS Research Enterprise
Other UCT Faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za, Research Office
UCT intention-to-submit: 27 August 2021
eRA internal proposal approval (forms to reach finance approver): 1 November 2021
Faculty-approved eRA forms must reach RC&I: 4 November 2021
Final external funder deadline: 11 November 2021
Japan Science and Technology Agency / Japan International Cooperation Agency Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development Sizo Zwane Closing date for South African applications: Friday, 24 September 2021
Early-stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Research Office: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za UCT intention-to-submit deadline: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Funder deadline: Wednesday, 17 November 2021 (17:00 SAST)
Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Research Office: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za UCT intention-to-submit deadline: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Funder deadline: Wednesday, 17 November 2021 (17:00 SAST)
ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes   Thursday, 30 September 2021
Wellcome Early-career Awards Faculty of Health Sciences: research.health@uct.ac.za, FHS Research Enterprise
Other UCT Faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za, Research Office
eRA internal proposal approval (forms to reach finance approver): 14 October 2021
Faculty-approved eRA forms must reach RC&I: 19 October 2021
Final external funder deadline: 26 October 2021
NIH Mental Health Research Awards for Investigators Early in their Career in Low and Middle-Income Countries (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Faculty of Health Sciences: research.health@uct.ac.za, FHS Research Enterprise
Other UCT Faculties: internationalgrants@uct.ac.za, Research Office
Funder Letter of Intent deadline (optional): Thursday, 14 October 2021
Funder deadline: Monday, 15 November 2021, 17:00 SAST
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 Conference-hosting Grants 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 Grants

Notice

Contact person(s)

Deadline

Sasol-NRF University Collaborative Research Grant Mbasa Mguye UCT internal deadline: Monday, 18 October 2021
Funder deadline: Friday, 29 October 2021
NRF New Earth Observation Frontiers Robyn Udemans UCT internal deadline: Wednesday, 6 October 2021
South Africa / Wallonia-Brussels Federation Science and Technology Research Collaboration Jacqueline Sylvester UCT internal deadline: Monday, 30 August 2021
Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) Small Grants Zam Ndzotyana UCT internal deadline: Monday, 6 September 2021
Africa-Japan collaborative research (AJ-core) in environmental science Roshan Sonday UCT internal deadline: Friday, 27 September 2021
BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration 2021 Mbasa Mguye Pre-proposal joint application form: 14 October 2021
UCT’s internal deadline for full proposals: 14 February 2022

 

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