Application for ISASA Staff Development Fund Awards

Applications for the 2020 ISASA Staff Development Fund Awards are now open. The Staff Development Fund (SDF) considers grant applications from staff at ISASA member schools.

Applications can be made for any of the following:

  • International visitorships to independent schools
  • African visitorships to independent schools in Africa
  • Targeted research on issues of relevance to independent schooling
  • Further qualifications at registered South African tertiary institutions (funded through the ETDP SETA)

Applications must be supported by confidential letters of recommendation from Heads or, in the case of Heads applying, from the Chair of their governing body. Applications must be submitted by no later than Friday, 4 October 2019.

Please note that applications from staff members of schools that do not contribute to the Staff Development Fund cannot be considered.

Download the Guidelines and Application Form below. Please note that you must be logged into the website to download these documents. If you do not have a website login and require copies of the documents, please email Debbie Phillips at

SDF Award Guidelines
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SDF Application Form
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