South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) – Conference Hosting

The SAMRC seeks applications for funding to host national and international conferences, including summits and symposia. The theme of the conference should be aligned to the vision and mission of the SAMRC. The proposed conference must have medical/health research as its central theme and be hosted at a venue in South Africa.


South African Higher Education Institutions (HEI), science councils or other non-profit organisations whose core business is conducting medical/health research are eligible to apply for funding.

Award Amount: 

The maximum amount that may be requested is R200 000 for international conferences and R100 000 for national conferences.

Deadline for online applications: 20 December 2018

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