Please find below fellowships and postgraduate courses for your consideration:
• A scholarship for African scientists
The Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship Fund has been set up to support African scientists building a career in infectious disease research.
The scholarship will allow African researchers to undertake an MSc in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in the developing world at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan (NEKKEN) or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK (LSHTM). Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses. The fund will support up to four scholarships per year.
Applicants must be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa. They must have a first or upper second class BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area and will usually have at least two years prior research experience. Candidates who apply to study in Japan must have a medical qualification and at least two years of clinical experience.
More details about the nature of the scholarship fund, eligibility criteria and on how to apply can be found on www.alnscholarshipfund.org.
Application deadline: 30 September 2016
• TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training 2016
The fellowships are offered to young scientists holding at least an MSc or equivalent degree.
Application Deadline: 1 October 2016.
• TWAS-ICIPE Postgraduate Fellowship Programme
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya, and TWAS offer three fellowships per year to young scientists from developing countries (other than Kenya) who wish to undertake their PhD studies in Kenya (duration up to 3 years).
For details: http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-icipe-postgraduate-fellowship-programme
Application Deadline: 15 September 2016.
• Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Non- US Scholars-Life Sciences
Gates Cambridge considers applications from citizens from outside the United Kingdom who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge.
Deadline: 7th December 2016
For details: https://www.gatescambridge.org/apply
NB: Applications currently closed. Applications will open on 5 September 2016 for entry in October 2017