Announcement of NRF One Call for Proposals 2020/2021


The Call includes the following funding categories:

1)     Concept Notes

2)     Customised Programmes

3)     Infrastructure

4)     Institutional Grants

5)     Postdoctoral Grants

6)     Research Grants: General

7)     Research Grants: International

8)     Research Grants: Thuthuka

9)     Research Grants: Without Student Support 

10)  Travel, Training and Conference Grants

11)  Travel, Training and Conference Grants: Scholarship- and Fellowship-holders 

Applications must be submitted electronically on the NRF Online Submission System at

All Framework and Funding and Application Guide documents are available on the NRF website at  These documents should also be consulted for the relevant contact persons for each Funding Instrument.