Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF): Bursaries 2022 Opportunity
Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF): Bursaries 2022 opportunity has become available in South Africa. If interested, kindly check the below requirements. STREAK OF LUCK!
Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF) invites qualifying applicants to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.
Company: Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF)
Date Listed: 02 September 2021
Location: South Africa
Closing Date: 15 September 2021
The Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF) was founded in the late 1940’s, as a non-governmental organisation to conduct research into the poliomyelitis (polio) disease. The incorporated association is committed to supporting research initiatives aimed at developing Medical Virology within South Africa.
The Foundation is governed by senior virologists, members of the industrial sector, members of the business sector and Scientific Advisory Panel from university virology heads of departments across South Africa.
Each year the PRF provide funding for deserving students, in the form of bursaries, research grants, travel grants and fellowships. From the years 1977 to 2016, the Foundation has granted over R144 million in research funds, of which over R44 million has been for bursary grants.
The Poliomyelitis Research Foundation are inviting students pursuing Postgraduate qualifications (BScHons, MSc or PhD), in ANY field of study, to apply for the bursary award for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded to deserving students, as well as current bursary recipients who require further funding.
The duration of the bursary award will depend on the level of the qualification being pursued: Masters students will receive up to 2 years of bursary support and PhD students will receive up to 3 years of bursary support (unless an exceptional circumstance).
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen OR a South African permanent resident
- You must be studying towards one of the aforementioned postgraduate qualifications
- You must NOT be employed full-time
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
- BScHons students: preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students
How to Apply for Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF): Bursaries 2022
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