Councils and Agencies
GOVERNMENT/QUASI GOVERNEMENT GRANTS AND AGENCIES
The main sources of government funding come from the National Research Foundation (NRF), Medical Research Council (MRC), the National Cancer Association, THRIP, South Africa-Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development, (SANPAD) and Water Research Commision (WRC).
The NRF and WRC provides assistance for research in Science; the NRF and SANPAD for research in the Humanities; the MRC and National Cancer Association for the health sciences.
The THRIP programme is affiliated to the NRF and is industry based. You are encouraged to consult the above sites and links for up to date information relating to research grants controlled by the various bodies.