Funding and Sponsorships

Sponsors supporting the Institute and its research programme include:

  • Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
  • Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
  • The University of Stellenbosch
  • The Swedish Bank Tercentenary Foundation
  • Trellis Charitable Trust
  • The Donald Gordon Foundation
  • Bosal International
  • Daimler Chrysler
  • The Department of Science and Technology of South Africa
  • The Flora Family Foundation
  • Stanford University
  • Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds
  • ABSA Bank
  • The Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut NordRhein-Westfalen
  • The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study
  • The Volkswagen Foundation
  • The Heinrich Böll Foundation
  • The National Research Foundation of South Africa

Funding categories

  • Research Fellowships and Research Projects: The inclusive cost of a research fellowship (travel, accommodation, stipend, administration and overheads) is currently R75 000 per fellow-month; STIAS has a programme capacity of 200 fellow-months per year
  • Trust Fund: The development of a trust fund of R250 million is planned over the next 5 years to ensure the financial independence of the Institute

Naming rights

Naming rights are available to donors.