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General grants and awards

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Honorary Research Associate notice Research Funding None 
Oppenheimer Memorial Trust: Awards for Sabbatical Study info@omt.org.za/ +27 11 5519500 30 September 2024 for studies commencing January to March 2025
Call for applications: Medical Research Foundation Health Sciences: contact FHS.ReserachFunding@uct.ac.za; All other faculties contact internationalgrants@uct.ac.za UCT intention to submit deadline: 1 August 2024
Pre-announcement: NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships Round 1 Health Sciences
All other faculties
Call opens: 16 April 2024 (forecast)
University Research Committee (URC) call for nominations: 2024 UCT Book Award and meritorious book prizes (extended deadline) Zam Ndzotyana 14 June 2024 (extended deadline)
URC call for nominations: 2024 Creative Works Award & meritorious creative works prizes (extended deadline) Zam Ndzotyana 14 June 2024 (extended deadline)
Call for applications: UCT Enabling Grant Seeker Excellence awards Tsakani Mtileni Monday,11 November 2024 for external-to-UCT funding applications submitted between 01 January 2024 and 31 October 2024.
Call for expressions of interest for UCT's Innovation Builder Fund (IBF) Mpho Baisitse Expression of interest deadline: 17 June 2024
Call for nominations: 2024 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award Lesleen Shears 15 July 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome Career Development Awards Health Sciences: contact FHS.ReserachFunding@uct.ac.za
All other faculties contact internationalgrants@uct.ac.za
UCT intention to submit deadline: 30 September 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome early-career awards, October 2024 round Health Sciences: contact FHS.ReserachFunding@uct.ac.za
All other faculties contact internationalgrants@uct.ac.za
UCT intention to submit deadline: 1 August 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome Discovery Awards Health Sciences: contact FHS.ReserachFunding@uct.ac.za
All other faculties contact internationalgrants@uct.ac.za
UCT intention to submit deadline: 7 October 2024
Call for applications: University Research Committee (URC) Vera Davie Study and Research Bursary Zam Ndzotyana 31 July 2024
Call for nominations: URC grant for hosting a conference Zam Ndzotyana 31 July 2024

NRF grants

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Concept Notes
     
General Research Grants
Call for applications: Africa-Japan Collaborative Research (A-J CORE) Prince Khoza 20 August 2024
  Call for applications: NRF-SASOL Young Academics Accelerator Programme (YAAP) Prince Khoza 8 July 2024
Non-funding opportunity
     
International Research and Mobility Grants
Call for applications: Biodiversity on a changing planet Robyn Udemans Internal closing date: 23 August 2024
  Call for applications: SA-Japan (JSPS) Joint Research Mobility call Prince Khoza 2 September 2024
Travel, Training and Conference Grants
     

Forthcoming NRF grants (these opportunities will open shortly)

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General research grants

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