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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 sabbatical@omt.org.za / +27 11 551 9500 • 30th September of the previous year for sabbaticals commencing January to March
• 31st January in the same year for sabbaticals commencing April to June
• 31st March in the same year for sabbaticals commencing July to October
Call for applications: UCT Industry Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme Lezette Daniels 15 January 2024 and 15 May 2024
Call for applications: URC travel conference grants Janine Ramandh Call opens 22 January 2024 and closes 4 March 2024
Call for nominations: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) awards 2026 Mbasa Mguye UCT internal deadline: 11 March 2024
Call for nominations: TWAS Siwei Cheng awards 2026  Mbasa Mguye UCT internal deadline: 11 March 2024
Call for applications: Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF) Research  Health Sciences
All other faculties
Intention to submit deadline: 2 February 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome Trust Early Career May 2024 round Health Sciences
All other faculties
Intention to submit deadline: 11 March 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome career development awards Health Sciences
All other faculties
Intention to submit deadline: 22 April 2024
Call for applications: Wellcome Discovery awards Health Sciences
All other faculties
Intention to submit deadline: 22 April 2024
Call for applications: Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Health Sciences
All other faculties

Intention to submit deadline:8 March 2024

Pre-announcement: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) climate change and health call FSH.ResearchFunding@uct.ac.za
internationalgrants@uct.ac.za
Expression of interest deadline: 5 April 2024
URC call for applications: Short Research Visit (SRV)/Short Research Course (SRC) Paul Dantu 27 March 2024
University Equipment Committee (UEC) 2024 call for applications Robyn Udemans 24 May 2024
Advanced Computing Committee (ACC) research equipment call 2024 Robyn Udemans 31 May 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 applications: Visiting Scholars Fund (VSF) and Visiting Lecturers Fund (VLF) grants Zam Ndzotyana Deadline for first round of applications: 15 April 2024
University Research Committee (URC) call for nominations: 2024 UCT Book Award and meritorious book prizes Zam Ndzotyana Deadline: 15 April 2024
URC call for nominations: 2024 Creative Works Award & meritorious creative works prizes FHS.researchfunding@uct.ac.za Deadline: 15 April 2024
Call for proposals: SAMRC/UKRI global and African health challenges: 1) Non-communicable diseases; 2) Co-morbidity or multimorbidity of infectious and non-communicable diseases; 3) Climate and health, One Health and zoonosis FHS.researchfunding@uct.ac.za Funder deadlines: early April, see dates in links

NRF grants

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Concept Notes
     
General Research Grants
NRF Norway – South Africa Bilateral Call Prince Khoza 13 March 2024
  Call for expressions of interest: u'GOOD research programme Prince Khoza Extended deadline 25 March 2024 for the submission of expressions of interest
International Research and Mobility Grants
     
Travel, Training and Conference Grants
     

Forthcoming NRF grants (these opportunities will open shortly)

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General research grants

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