Poliomyelitis Research Foundation Bursaries


Poliomyelitis Research Foundation Bursaries

ABOUT THE BURSAR

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.

ABOUT THE BURSARY

PRF have 5 postgraduate bursary opportunities for deserving students:

  • BScHons Bursary
  • MSc Bursary
  • MSc Bursary Renewal
  • PhD Bursary
  • PhD Bursary Renewal

Masters students will receive 2 years of support, whereas PhD students wall receive 3 years of support.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen/ Permanent resident,
  • Not employed full-time,
  • Achieved a minimum overall mark of 60%,

*For the BScHons, preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students.

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the relevant application form:

 

Complete and signed application forms, and supporting documentation must be submitted via email to: [email protected]

CLOSING DATE

Each bursary has 3 closing dates each year:
28 February
15 July
15 October

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Mrs Irma Latsky
Tel: 011 555 0395
Email: [email protected]
Post:
The Chairperson
Scientific Advisory Panel of the PRF
C/O the National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Private Bag X4
Sandringham
2131