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Research Support: Research Funding

Research support guide for faculty and students.

NRF Funding Opportunities

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is an independent government agency that promotes and supports research through funding. All calls are advertised on the NRF Website funding page. For funding cycle, see chart below.

Additional information on NRF funding can be found in the documents below, from the Wits Research Office ( or, or directly from the NRF by emailing