Claude Leon Foundation is a South African charitable trust,
resulting from a bequest by Claude Leon (1884-1972).
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in the Sciences is one
of the principal programmes of the Claude Leon Foundation.
The Trustees of the Foundation seek to upgrade research at
South African universities in the faculties of Science,
Engineering and Medical Sciences by making awards to both
South African and foreign postdoctoral scientists, who
should increase the volume and quality of research output,
transfer technical skills, and generally enhance the
Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, taking the
applicants’ academic achievements and potential as
researchers into account.