April 21, 2011

EFINTD Junior Fellowships for Young Postdoctoral African Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa

The European Foundations Initiative for African Research into Neglected Tropical Diseases offering Junior Research Fellowship for Young Postdoctoral African Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Study Subject: public health issues
Employer: EFINTD
Level: Postdoctoral

Scholarship Description:
The EFINTD Fellowship Programme is supporting fellowships both for junior researchers who have recently completed their doctorate studies and experienced researchers ready to take on larger research programmes.

provides funding for three year Fellowships for outstanding young post-doctoral African researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa to carry out applied research at African research institutions.
  • focuses on translational or operational research questions. Proposals are welcome that address the public health issues related to preventing and treating neglected communicable tropical diseases, including those from social scientists, such as medical anthropologists, as well as from biomedical researchers.

  • draws on collaboration between African and European research institutions, with the Fellow determining with which European institution he/she proposes to collaborate and on what research issues and topics.

  • provides for additional support to the Fellows beyond salary, travel and research costs through mentorship from leading African and non-African scientists, networking opportunities and training in key career skills such as proposal writing and getting work published.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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