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Library- Research Navigator: Destination 2: Funding

Your preliminary source of information and guidance as you begin or continue with your research journey.

What is Research Funding

In general, a research grant can refer to anything from a sum of money given to a researcher for all expenses, to a grant that is limited to only funding certain parts of research, such as a first or second trial.

Panel Review and Research Problem Statement

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             How to Write a Successful Research Grant Application : A Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists

Honours Funding Workshop (NRF)


NRF Research Grants

Info Ed - Spin Funding Opportunities

SPIN is web-based for access from anywhere, easy to use out-of-the-box, and can be customized to bring back precisely the results you want.  Perfect for both individual and administrative users, SPIN offers active searching, automated opportunity matching, and daily opportunity notifications

Research Information Management Systems

The objectives of the South African Research and Information Management Programme (RIMS)are twofold. Firstly to provide a common application platform for publicly funded research institutions to support their research administration processes.

National Research Foundation (NRF)

The NRF is a centralized entity of the research funding agencies that were previously servicing various sections of the research community, namely the former Centre for Science Development (CSD) of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the former Foundation for Research Development (FRD) that included several National Research Facilities.

Preparing Grant Applications & Applying For Funding

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                Grant Writing for Dummies Cover Image



What Makes A Good Research Funding Application