NRF One Call for Proposals

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The National Research Foundation (NRF) has the pleasure of announcing the opening of the NRF One Call for Proposals.

Please find attached the General Application Guide and UFS internal closing dates. 

Note that no late applications will be considered.

The calls opening in 2024 includes the following funding categories:

  • Concept notes
  • Global knowledge partnerships
  • Infrastructure grants
  • Institutional grants
  • Non-funding opportunities
  • NRF postgraduate scholarships
  • Postdoctoral grants
  • Research grants
  • SARAO diploma and undergraduate scholarships
  • Targeted grants
  • Travel, training, and conference grants
  • Travel, training, and conference grants for scholarship and fellowship holders

Applications must be submitted electronically on the NRF Connect System at NRF Connect, unless otherwise stated in the General Application Guide.

All framework, funding, and application guides are available on the NRF website at:

NRF Call for Proposals for Funding in 2024 and 2025 – National Research Foundation


For more information and system assistance, please contact the Directorate Research Development:

Thabi Mosoetsa

Eleanor vd Westhuizen

Mandy Jampies
(For KIC-related queries)


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