For validation of learning material and programmes for Continuing Professional Development (CPD),
please click here
For Registration Applications, please click here

After yet another long year of painstaking work, persistence and endless hours of blood, sweat and tears, there is nothing sweeter than getting recognition for all your sacrifices. Now is your chance to do just that.

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) is hosting its 20th annual Awards event, the prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards. These awards are the largest and most prestigious of their kind, with a focus on honouring and celebrating outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology(SET) and innovation in South Africa.  The Honourable Minister of Science and Technology is also the Patron of the Awards and has been for at least a decade.

The NSTF-South32 Awards are unique in that:

  • They are open to all
  • The process and event are collaborative
  • An integral part is youth outreach
  • They recognise both individuals and teams, as well as organisations
  • They include engineering as a field within the sciences

As the flagship event of the NSTF these awards provide an amazing opportunity for our members to showcase their unique and excellent talent and their extraordinary contributions in:

  • Scientific research
  • Technological innovation
  • Environmental sustainability/Green economy
  • Technology transfer
  • Education and training
  • Capacity building
  • Management
  • Communication and outreach

As an NSTF member organisation, we would like to give you one last chance to give someone in your organisation the pat on the back that they will never forget.

Seize this opportunity to display your organisation’s unique achievements by nominating an individual, team or an organisation that you believe deserves recognition for their astounding works and excellence in the SET and innovation environment.

Visit to nominate someone now.

The process of reconstituting the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions has been completed. View the new Council.
If you are final year Natural Science student, you can enroll at SACNASP. View more information.