UP Call Schedule

Below is a list of UP-funded programmes coordinated by DRIS:

Programme  Description Deadline Contact person

Research Development Grant
Application form 
This grant provides seed funding to new researchers seeking to establish their research careers. Financial assistance is granted annually on a competitive basis to academic staff members. Emerging researchers will be supported for a period of three years, subject to an annual review of progress.  Closes:
 6 March 2016
 9 September  2016
 
  Abigail Siwele
  012 420 4492
  abigail.siwele@up.ac.za

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Application form 
These grants aim to grow and sustain an environment that supports a vibrant research, scholarship, and innovation culture.  Closes:
 28 April 2016
 29 July 2016
 4 October  2016

 
  Mpho Maithufi
  012 420 2847
  mpho.maithufi@up.ac.za
Vice-Chancellor's Book Awards
These awards recognise the publication of scholarly books, monographs, and collections by researchers.  Closes:
 31 July 2016
 
 Adv Lawrence Baloyi
 012 420 5303        lawrence.baloyi
  @up.ac.za

Vice-Chancellor's Staff Development Grant
Application form 
This is an academic research bursary programme for researchers working in collaboration with an institutional partner.  Applications are accepted all year round.  
 Makole Magoro
 012 420 4961    makole.magoro@up.ac.za

Visiting Professor 
Application form
This programme promotes and supports the presence, at the University, of distinguished academics from institutions abroad, whose research interests hold specific benefit for UP.  Applications are accepted all year round.

  Nivi Ragubeer
  012 420 3289
  nivi.ragubeer@up.ac.za
Postgraduate Study Abroad
Application form
This programme allows candidates to study abroad at an institutional partner to conduct value-adding research to a registered masters or PhD programme.  Closes:
 31 January  2016
 30 April 2016
 31 July 2016
 31 October  2016

 
 Louise Bredenkamp
 012 420 6412                  louise.bredenkamp
 @up.ac.za
Conference Funding
 Application form
Researchers can indicate their intention to apply for conference funding directly to the relevant dean's office.  Closes:
 30 March  2016
 30 June 2016
 30 September  2016
 30 November  2016


  Louise Bredenkamp
  012 420 6412
  louise.bredenkamp
  @up.ac.za

UP Exceptional Supervisors' Award
 Application process

  This award recognises excellence in supervision related to postgraduate training made by the   University's academic staff members.  Closes:
 31 July 2016
 
  Adv Lawrence Baloyi
  012 420 5303
  lawrence.baloyi
  @up.ac.za
UP Staff Exchange
 Application form
  This programme promotes the international exposure of UP's academic staff and the exchange of    expertise with their counterparts abroad.  Closes:
 31 January  2016
 30 April 2016
 30 July 2016
 30 October  2016

 
  Louise Bredenkamp
  012 420 6412
  louise.bredenkamp
  @up.ac.za