The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
The Harry Crossley Foundation Research Fellowships, 2020
Closing dates: 28 Sep 2020
Applications are invited for award of a limited number of Fellowships, available to South African and South African permanent Resident students for full-time study in research-related degrees at the University of Cape Town. The Fellowships will be granted on the basis of academic merit, to students proceeding to the Honours, Master’s and Doctoral degrees; and who will register in 2020 at the University of Cape Town for the first year of their intended degree.
ELIGIBILITY - Individuals are not eligible who will be employed for more than 20 hours per week in 2020; who will register for part-time courses, the 4th year of an undergraduate degree, the LLB, postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas and who will register for degrees in disciplines in Religious Studies and Political Studies
APPLICATIONS FROM SUCH STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Academic Criteria: A minimum of 70% aggregate (GPA) for the undergraduate or Honours degree is required in order for applicants to be academically eligible. This will need to be shown via certified copies of the Applicant’s academic transcripts.
Values and tenure:
Honours Fellowships are valued at R95,000 per annum.
Tenure - Strictly one year
Master’s Fellowships are valued at R100,000 per annum.
Tenure – Two years
The award is available only for the 1st and 2nd years of registration for the Master’s degree. The award is renewable for the second year of registration for the master’s degree on proof of satisfactory progress and availability of funds. Renewal of the fellowship is not guaranteed.
Doctoral Fellowships are valued at R140,000 per annum.
Tenure – Three years
The award is available only for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years of registration for the PhD degree. The award is renewable for the second and third years of registration on proof of satisfactory progress and availability of funds. Renewal of the fellowship is not guaranteed.