These awards will be made annually.
Discovery Foundation Academic Fellowship Awards:
For medical graduates completing their specialist training and who wish to pursue a career in Academic Medicine in South Africa.
The recipients will have the opportunity to take on a period of full-time study and research towards Masters or Doctoral degrees.
Candidates must be South African citizens and residents.
The Discovery Foundation will only consider candidates with clearly defined research projects that have the support of the host institution.
Candidates’ work must be of value in its application to clinical teaching, research and development.
Discovery Foundation Rural Fellowship Awards:
For medical graduates who wish to specialise in Family Medicine and pursue a career working in a rural community in South Africa.
Awards in three categories will include:
Registrars applying for an award should be supported by their academic institution.
Doctors applying for sabbatical support should provide a commitment from the academic institution which will host them or with which they will be associated.
Discovery Foundation Sub-specialist Awards:
Awards to address the shortage of funded training posts in HPCSA-registered sub-specialities at accredited South African academic and affiliated institutions.
The Discovery Foundation Sub-specialist Awards aim to improve medical skills by boosting sub-specialist training and Academic Medicine in South Africa.
The awards also aim to contribute towards the research output of departments that receive funding.
Discovery Foundation Excellence Awards:
For an organisation or institution that demonstrates excellence in service delivery, training and innovation for the benefit of South African healthcare, particularly by way of strengthening human resources in the health sector.
Application Deadline; 4 October.
For More Information and Application, Please Visit; The Discovery Foundation Awards Website