ABOUT THE COMPANY – PRF
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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.
ABOUT THE PRF BURSARY PROGRAMMES – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
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).
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR POLIOMYELITIS RESEARCH FOUNDATION (PRF) BURSARIES
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 PRF BURSARIES
Download and complete the relevant PRF application form:
BScHons students: PRF Bursary Application Form (BScHons) (.pdf)
MSc students: PRF Bursary Application Form (MSc) (.pdf)
PhD students: PRF Bursary Application Form (PhD) (.pdf)
RENEWALS (current bursary recipients):
PRF Bursary Application Form (MSc Renewal) (.pdf)
PRF Bursary Application Form (PhD Renewal) (.pdf)
You may be requested to submit certain supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Proof of permanent residency if not a South African citizen (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record, including latest exam results (on institutes letterhead)
- CV, including publications (maximum 2 pages)
- Full scope of your proposed research project
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: email@example.com
(Insert the words “PRF Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR PRF BURSARIES
Applications close at 2 dates each year:
28 February 2021.
15 September 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (PRF) directly:
Contact Person: Mrs Irma Latsky
Tel: 011 555 0395
Please do NOT contact the PRF if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/
This bursary listing was last updated on: 6 August 2021.