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PhD Fellowships

The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program is calling for applications for two PhD fellowship opportunities in Basic and Clinical Science.

Basic Scientist PhD Fellowship:
The applicant should:

  • hold an appropriate Masters’ degree or be completing this in 2018.
  • propose a project in the field of HIV-associated TB or HIV-TB co-infection.
  • have the support of the applicant's planned PhD supervisor(s).
  • provide evidence in the application that there is co-funding within the research group to enable the successful completion of the research.
  • plan to conduct the research in a UCT laboratory.

Non-clinician researchers in the fields of epidemiology or biostatistics are also eligible to apply for this 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).

Clinician Scientist PhD Fellowship:
The applicant should:

  • hold an MBChB degree.
  • propose a project in the field of HIV-associated TB or HIV-TB co-infection.
  • have the support of the applicant's planned PhD supervisor(s).
  • 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.
  • plan to conduct the research within a UCT research group.

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).

Please refer to the full advert for application instructions.

Contact: Kathryn Wood

Application deadline: 21 September 2018

Call summary

Call is open

Two PhD fellowship opportunities:

  • 1 in Basic Science
  • 1 in Clinical Science

Contact: Kathryn Wood

Application deadline: 21 September 2018

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