January 13, 2011

USA, UK Postdoctoral Fellowships, Research Training and Exchange Programs in Drug Discovery for Researchers

Post-doctoral fellowships, Research training and Short-term exchange visits

Course(s) Offered: Drug Discovery
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Provider: NRF, Emory University, SCYNEXIS
Country to Study in: USA, UK

Scholarship Description
The National Research Foundation (NRF) on behalf of the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) together with Emory University and SCYNEXIS in the United States of America (USA), and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in the United Kingdom (UK) are offering funding in 2011 to researchers based at South African institutions for post doctoral fellowships, research advancement training and short-term exchange visits in the field of Drug Discovery.

Successful applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellowship awards will be based at Emory University, SCYNEXIS or GlaxoSmithKline for the duration of the funded research activity. Successful applicants for the Research Advancement Training and Short-Term Exchange visits will be based at Emory University for the duration of the funded research activity.

The duration of the awards are as explicitly stated below under the heading - 'Sponsorship duration'. All awards must be taken up in the 2011 calendar year.

Eligibility
All researchers must be based at a South African institution.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (but MUST be working in South Africa)

Participating Institutions
Emory University, SCYNEXIS, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK); AND
All recognized South African institutions of research and higher learning

Fields of study
Postdoctoral level research, trainings and classwork in the field of Drug Discovery

Number of awards
Not specified by the sponsor

Sponsorship duration
The post doctoral fellowships are for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years, the research advancement training is for a period of four to six months and the short-term exchange visits are for a period of two to four weeks

Scholarship benefits
Please inquire specifics from the sponsor

Method of Application
To apply to this funding, you will need to visit the 'Vacancies' section of the official NRF website (link to it is below).

DEADLINES:
The scholarship application deadline date is 11 March 2011

PLEASE NOTE:
This is academic funding in 2011 for researchers based at South African institutions for post doctoral fellowships, research advancement training and short-term exchange visits in the field of Drug Discovery.

Application Deadline: 11 March 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in South Africa for Students

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