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Bankseta Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Grants Programme 2021 for South African Researchers

The BANKSETA invites all qualifying candidates to apply for the Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Funding 2021/22 academic year.

Application Deadline: 4th June 2021 at 23h59.

About the Award:

Annexure A:  This document must be read in conjunction with the BANKSETA Funding Window Guidelines Document which specifies the BANKSETA requirements for all applicants of funding windows.  The purpose of this document is to indicate what the specific criteria is for the different funding windows.

Sub-ProgrammeEligibility CriteriaEvaluation Criteria (must score at least 60%)Allocation Criteria
SUBPROGRAMME 3.20:  PhD and Post-Doctoral Funding Doctoral / Post-Doctoral students who have been nominated by the employer where the student is employed.University lecturers in the fields of financial services, education, entrepreneurship, mathematics and related fields.Lecturers from public TVET colleges and Universities of Technology who want to complete their doctoral studies by completing their dissertation in the field of financial services, education, entrepreneurship, mathematics and related fields.This funding window is open to both employed and unemployed applicants.Relevance to Banking Sector / SETA – 60%Other documents relating to the application – 40% (i.e. Approved research topic, proof of registration, ID copy, motivational letter, endorsement letter, etc.)

Type: Grants

How to Apply: Please note that all applications should be emailed to [email protected] and cc [email protected] and [email protected]


Additional Documentation to accompany the application are listed on the last page of the application form. Your application will be considered incomplete if any of the supporting documents are not attached.

NB: The higher educational institution with be given preference to enter into MOA with BANKSETA, only in rare circumstances will the employer (where applicable) be part of MoA process.

Kindly contact BANKSETA should you need any additional information in this regard.

Thank you

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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