Applications for NRF evaluating and rating

02 October 2006

The National Research Foundation invites all applicants to submit applications for evaluation and rating online at The NRF's closing date for applications is February 27, 2007. No late applications will be accepted. Also note UCT's internal closing dates as set out below.

First time/new applicants

UCT's internal closing date for new applications is Friday, November 10, 2006. An expert panel will screen applications, with feedback given to applicants by mid-December. Final submissions are due in mid-February.

Should you wish to align your rating and funding cycles, you are required to apply for project funding when the next calls for applications under the NRF's Focus Area and SANAP Programmes are opened.

Re-evaluating applications

Applicants can submit their applications on one of two dates. The first date of November 22, 2006, is optional. The final due date is January 15, 2007.

Note that researchers who fail to apply for re-evaluation will not be eligible to apply for future NRF funding.

Help documents

Information on the evaluation and rating system and application guidelines is available from the NRF online website or at Please direct all queries to Christina Pather, or 650 2434.

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