Welcome to National Science and Technology Council

The National Science and Technology Council is a statutory body through which the Government of the republic of Zambia directs policy on the development and application of science and technology in the country. It was established by the Science and Technology Act No. 26 of 1997.

Science and Technology in Zambia is guided by the National Policy on Science & Technology.

The broad objective of NSTC, as stipulated in the S&T Act No. 26 of 1997 is to promote science and technology so as to improve the quality of life in Zambia.



Call for Joint Project Proposals 2018

Announcement of the NSTC-NRF-FNI Trilateral Joint Call_August 2018

The Call for Joint Research Project Proposals, the Application Form_NSTC-NRF-FNI Trilateral Joint Call, and the SRF guidelines can be downloaded from the following links:

  1. Call for Joint Research Project Proposals [Click to Download]
  2. Application Form: NSTC-NRF-FNI Trilateral Joint Call [Click to Download]
  3. SRF Guidelines – [Click to Download]

For Enquiries Contact:

National Science and Technology Council,
Curriculum Development Centre Building,
Longacres, Lusaka
Tel:+260 211 255854
Fax: +260 211 257194
E-mail: nstc@nstc.org.zm or srf@nstc.org.zm