1. Welcome

Welcome to Discovery Foundation Excellence Awards application form. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2020.
The Discovery Foundation is an independent trust with a clear focus to strengthen the healthcare system by ensuring that more people have access to specialised healthcare services. In the first decade since its inception, the Discovery Foundation has invested over R234 million in grants to support academic medicine through research, development and the training of medical specialists in South Africa. Its aim is to invest R300 million towards specialised healthcare services over 20 years.

The Discovery Excellence Award is aimed at recognising an organisation that has demonstrated excellence in work that improves healthcare delivery to underserved communities in South Africa.
The engagement must include a strong training component and may also include research innovation, medical practice or healthcare practice, strengthening of the health system, or other forms of development in these communities.

The grant
This award is a single grant of up to R1 million. The award will be paid directly to the organisation or institution.

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