Poliomyelitis Research Foundation


PhD Bursary Application Form

Closing Date: 28 February And 15 September Of Each Year

Please note the following:

  • The PRF works to improve the health of the nation by supporting research into VIROLOGY.
  • MUST be registered for the degree the applicant applies for
  • Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60% – please make sure you attach the latest academic record as proof
  • Years of support: PhD = 3 years
  • Preference will be given to South African citizens or individuals with permanent resident status.
  • The deadlines for submission of applications must strictly be adhered to.
  • Applications must arrive at the NICD on or before the deadline date. No late applications will be considered
  • Ensure that ALL sections of the form are completed and ALL requested information is attached.
  • Very Important: Upon completion of the degree the PRF would like you to confirm that the student graduated as well as a list of publications.
  • After completion of your PhD a Final Bursary Form MUST be submitted and can be downloaded from here. Please send the completed form to prf@nicd.ac.za
Grants Application Signatory Form

Please download the Grants Application Signatory form below and re-upload it in the relevant field in your application form below.

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General Information
Title Of Project
Brief Review Of Published Literature And Rationale To Proposed Program (Max 10 References)
Relevant Work Experience To Date
Short Project Description
Scope Of The Project For Which A Grant Is Requested (Proposed Research Programme And Plan Of Approach)
Ethics Committee Certificate
NB: Your application will not be considered unless relevant ethics approval has been accepted.
Choose between Human And Animal for their relevant dropdown fields.
Checklist: Please Complete / Attach