National Postdoctoral Fellowship Calls from South Africa

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) are pleased to announce the call for Postdoctoral Fellowship applications for 2018 in the following categories:
(Calls 1-4; *Check institutional internal closing dates and review to determine your eligibility)
1. NRF- Free-standing Postdoctoral Fellowships (local and abroad);
2. Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowships; and
3. Scarce Skills Development Fund Postdoctoral Fellowships
Successful applicants must undertake full-time Postdoctoral research.  The Fellowships cannot be held concurrently with any salaried full-time employment.
Applicants must apply on the NRF Online system at:<>.  *Do Check your SA Institutions internal closing date*
Framework NRF Free-Standing Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral 2018<>
Application and Funding Guide-FISS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018<>
4. RF – TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Call for 2018
The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of South Africa, in partnership with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), which is based in Italy, are pleased to announce the call for applications for the NRF – TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2018.
These fellowships are open to permanent residents from eligible developing countries other than South Africa.
Applicants must apply on the NRF Online system at:<> no later than 20 June 2017 (UCT Internal Closing Date).
For information pertaining to this Call, please refer to the attached documents:
NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Framework 2018 <>; and
NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships Application and Funding Guide 2018 <>.