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The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) was established on 5 December 2013 as an independent statutory body in terms of Gazette No. 37118 vol. 582 and in accordance with Section 69 read with sections 38A, 38B, and 38C of the Higher Education Act (Act No 101 of 1997). The scope or application of the NIHSS will be to advance and co-ordinate scholarship, research and ethical practice in the fields of Humanities and the Social Sciences (HSS) within and through the existing public universities and those to be established or declared in future as public Universities. Once you have registered, you will be able to keep your login forever. Your email address will be your username. You will be able to use it to apply for future grants, track the progress of your applications and if you do review work for example, you will be able to use the same login to complete this work online. If you forget your password, please don’t register again – just put your email address into the username box, and click the Forgot Password link and your password will be emailed to you. You can change your password once you have logged in using the Change Password menu item.