The programme supports funding for studying full-time in the Netherlands, as well as full-time joint doctoral programmes between Dutch higher education institutions and partner institutions in South Africa.

Application process

The new application round will open in the spring of 2022.

More information

For programme related enquiries, please contact:

NRF: Mr Nelson Komane

  • Professional Officer: Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development (HICD)
  • Phone: +27 12 481 42 19
  • Email:

Nuffic: Mr Tumisho Mashego