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Utility Deadline: 12:00 GMT 23 September 2020 

The AREF Analysis Improvement Fellowship (RDF) Programme is being launched to help African researchers who’re engaged on necessary challenges for human well being in Africa. 

The Programme Goal: 

  • To help researchers in Africa who’re rising leaders and are engaged on necessary challenges for human well being to develop their abilities as a researcher. 

Eligibility Necessities

To be eligible, candidates should be a nationwide of a rustic in Sub-Saharan Africa. You needn’t be resident in Africa on the time of making use of, offered that your utility is formally supported by an African establishment that meets the eligibility standards for an using establishment and which attests that it intends to make use of you regionally. 

Educational {qualifications}:  

  • Non-clinician. Important: PhD qualification throughout the final six years – awarded a PhD or equal postgraduate diploma from a recognised establishment of upper training after Might 2014.  

If you don’t at the moment have a PhD, it’s essential to present proof {that a} recognised inspecting establishment expects you to have been examined for the diploma of PhD/DPh by September 2020. You won’t be able to take up the Fellowship with out having been awarded a doctorate by a acknowledged and respected educational establishment. 

  • Clinician. Important: Clinically-qualified candidates with a PhD/DPh/MD ought to have been awarded the doctorate from a recognised establishment of upper training after Might 2014. 


  • A 3 to nine-month placement at a number one analysis establishment in Europe or Africa, with further help at your own home establishment earlier than and after the location, as much as a most of £38,000

Eligibility Necessities

  • Analysis energetic post-doctoral scientists and clinicians who’re nationals of and employed in Sub-Saharan Africa who have been awarded their doctorate after Might 2014; and clinicians with no doctorate however who’ve a research-relevant Grasp’s diploma and at the very least two and as much as seven years energetic analysis expertise. 


  • Learn the knowledge beneath, and obtain the Utility Type, Data for Candidates and Value & Finance Spreadsheet, and e-mail to [email protected] earlier than 12:00 GMT 23 September 2020 

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the Africa Analysis Excellence Fund Analysis Improvement Fellowship 2020

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