South African Young Academy of Science

Opportunities for Young Scientists

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS

WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme

WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme. Supports young scientists to present research results at various fora. Applications for travel grants can be submitted anytime.

Nestle Foundation grants

Nestlé Foundation grants for research in human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries. Support includes grants for Masters and PhD projects. Applications accepted all year round.

TWAS prizes:

  • TWAS Medal Lectures. Awarded to TWAS members, in recognition of their achievements in their fields of research. The recipients lecture on a main aspect of their work. Deadline: Open
  • Abdus Salam Medal. Awarded to highly distinguished personalities who have served the cause of science in the Developing World. No limit on age, country or field. Deadline: Open 

 

Geneva Centre for Security Policy 2019 Prize

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) 2019 Prize for Innovation in Global Security It seeks to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication, or organisation. Deadline: 26 September 2019

 

NHLS Grants -South Africa

National Health Laboratory Services – Development Grant & Research Progression Grant for South Africans. Deadline: No closing date

Call for nominations

The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting 2020 – Interdisciplinary meeting

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is seeking candidates to participate in the 2020 Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting to be held from 28 June to 3 July 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The 70th Meeting of Nobel Laureates will be an interdisciplinary meeting. The meeting will be attended by Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, Physics and Physiology/Medicine and about 600 highly-talented young scientists from across the world.

Access the application form at: http://www.sayas.org.za/lindau/

Deadline for sending nominations is 28 September 2019

Call for nominations

The 7th Lindau Meeting of the laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is seeking candidates to participate in the 7th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel. This meeting is to be held from 25 to 29 August 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The meeting will be attended by 400 young economists (graduate/post-doc students and young professionals).

Access the application form at: http://www.sayas.org.za/lindau/

Deadline for sending nominations is 1 November 2019.

University of Pretoria Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarships 2020

University of Pretoria Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarships 2020 for study in South Africa. is seeking candidates for doctoral studies who will make significant contributions to its research endeavour. As part of South Africa’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. Deadline: 2 September 2019

South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Postgraduate Bursary Programme 2019

South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Postgraduate Bursary Programme 2019 for South Africans – SANSA provides post graduate degree bursaries to contribute to the national target for qualified post graduates in science and engineering. Deadline: 15 September 2019