Are you an international students? Are you interested in clinical research? Applications are currently invited at the University of Cape Town (UCT) for two PhD fellowship opportunities in Basic and Clinical Science for 2018/2019 academic session. Hurry now and apply for the UCT Fogarty PhD Fellowships For International Students to avoid disappointment. This fellowship is available for Clinical as well as Non-Clinical researchers.
The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program was been established at the University of Cape Town in 2017 in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University in the US, and aims to develop the next generation of research leaders in the field of HIV-associated TB at UCT. See below for more information.
Fellowships are available to study PhD programme.
Field Of study:
Fellowships are awarded in HIV-associated Tuberculosis. The five focus areas prioritized for training are: Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Advanced Epidemiology and Modelling; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics; Immunopathogenesis; and HIVTB Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions.
The benefits include the following:
- One Basic Scientist PhD fellowship: The funding will cover a stipend (R 250,000 per annum for 3 years, tax-free) and once-off project cost support (R 200,000)
- One Clinician Scientist PhD fellowship: The project could be in the field of clinical, laboratory or epidemiology research. The funding will cover a stipend (R 470,000 per annum for 2 years, tax-free) and once off project cost support (R 200,000).
Host Country Of Scholarship:
Country Eligible For The Scholarship:
International students are welcome to apply.
Eligibility For The UCT Fogarty PhD Fellowships For International Students:
To be qualified, the following must be met:
One Basic Scientist PhD fellowship.
- Applicants must hold an appropriate Masters’ degree or be completing this in 2018.
- Applicants must propose a project in the field of HIV-associated TB or HIV-TB co-infection.
- Applicans must have the support of the his/her planned PhD supervisor(s).
- Applicants must provide evidence in the application that there is co-funding within the research group to enable the successful completion of the research.
- Applicants must have plans to conduct the research in a UCT laboratory. Non-clinician researchers in the fields of epidemiology or biostastics are also eligible to apply for this fellowship.
One Clinician Scientist PhD fellowship.
The applicant should:
- Must hold an MBChB degree.
- Must propose a project in the field of HIV-associated TB or HIV-TB co-infection.
- Must have the support of the applicant’s planned PhD supervisor(s).
- Must provide evidence in the application that there is co-funding within the research group to enable the successful completion of the research.
- Describe the plans to obtain additional stipend support beyond 2 years.
- Must plan to conduct the research within a UCT research group.
- Must be fluent in English.
How To Apply For The Scholarship:
To apply, please contact Kathryn Wood ([email protected]) for the application
Application Closing Date:
September 21, 2018