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"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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BOOST-UP Goes live

NBII, NCRST and Dololo bring you the BOOST UP events taking place in Namibia as a part of regional events in five countries in the SADC region

National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III

Group 3 of the National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III Programme kicked-off today, the 3rd June 2019 and i

NCRST Partners with NSFAF

28 Jan 2016


The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF).  


The partnership is to enable both organisations to co-fund Students’ Post Graduate Education in areas as identified in the NCRST’s National Programme on Research, Science, Technology and Innovation (NPRSTI) in line with NSFAF funding and award criteria, and in accordance with the timeframes as required by the applicable Institution of Higher Learning, through jointly issuing calls for application for Postgraduate scholarship and research grants.


 “This is a remarkable partnership that will see the further implementation of the National Programme on Research, Science, Technology and Innovation. It is our desire that we will see more students benefiting from this partnership, as well as the Namibian nation as a whole”, said Dr Eino Mvula, CEO of the NCRST.


The NSFAF is mandated, in terms of Act 26 of 2000 is to provide financial assistance in the form of loan/grant to eligible students at approved institutions of higher learning and to recover money from beneficiaries upon completion of their studies.