Applications for The 2016 Professional Development Program are now open. The award scholarship ois given to South African residents or permanent citizens who are outstanding Master’s and Doctoral graduates and wish to further develop their research capabilities and to gain research experience outside the universities.
The scholarship is sponsored by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF).
The scholarship is for both doctoral and post-doctoral applicants. Doctoral applicants must have obtained their Masters degree while post-doctoral applicants must have completed their PhD studies.