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Research Capacity Development

A host of bursaries and scholarships are administered and managed by RCD. These bursaries and scholarships have different sources of funding and therefore different selection criteria.

The applications forms for the following bursaries/scholarships are obtainable from the RCD when calls are made for application. See the bursary booklet for details.

  • Dormehl-Cunningham Scholarships
  • Goldstein Bursary (Benjamin, Sophia Margaretha and Henriette Constance)
  • HB Webb Gift
  • Joshua Fullard Research Scholarship
  • NMMU Post-graduate Research Scholarship
  • MRC (SA Medical Research Council) - see MRC menu for details
  • NRF (National Research Foundation) - see NRF menu for details (online applications)
  • Public Servants Association of SA (Stiglingh Memorial Bursary)
  • The Sepp Blatter Scholarship
  • Winifred Wilson Bursary Fund

Application Process

Application forms could be obtained from, and should be returned to:

  • Physical Address

Department: Research Capacity Development
Room 1308
13th Floor
Main Building
Summerstrand Campus [South]
Port Elizabeth

  • Postal Address

Department: Research Capacity Development
Summerstrand Campus [South]
PO Box 77000
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth

Contact information
Mrs Delene Gerber
Postgraduate Internal Scholarships Co-ordinator
Tel: 27 41 504 4256