Applications are invited for PhD Fellowships for Therapeutic Innovations in Africa (CDT-Africa). For 2017, full scholarship will be offered for up to ten exceptional regional female PhD fellows and up to five exceptional regional male PhD fellows.
The Center for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) is a regional (Africa) centre of excellence that supports capacity development for therapeutic discovery in Africa.
CDT-Africa is supported by the World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia and hosted by Addis Ababa University.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: CDT-Africa supports PhD fellowships through full or partial scholarships in the following programs: Pharmacology, Mental Health Epidemiology, Public Health Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Pharmaceutics, Tropical and Infectious Diseases and Biochemistry.
Although all institutions within Ethiopia and the whole of the Africa region are eligible to apply for the scholarship, priority is given to the following institutions that are active partners of CDT-Africa:
Ethiopia institutions: Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University, Debre Tabor University, Jimma University, Mekelle University, University of Gondar
Regional institutions: Makerere University, Mbarara University, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, University of Malawi and University of Zambia
Scholarship Award: Full scholarships are available.
Number of Scholarships: For 2017, full scholarship will be offered for up to ten exceptional regional female PhD fellows and up to five exceptional regional male PhD fellows. Fellowship status will be subject to regular reviews. Other successful candidates (up to a maximum of 15) will be offered partial scholarships, which will support tuition fee, research projects and for a 1-3 months internship of an approved programme of work in an international training institution.
Scholarship can be taken in Africa
Eligibility: The applicant has to meet the requirements of Addis Ababa University entry into a PhD programme as well as the requirements of CDT-Africa. There will also be an interview process in which the School running the programme and CDTAfrica team members will participate. Applicants from overseas (other African countries) will be interviewed by phone or Skype. Successful overseas students are expected to have the required visa and to have their qualifications approved in Ethiopia.
Nationality: African students are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
How to Apply: Application document (CV, concept note for PhD thesis, official transcript, and copies of diploma, etc) must be submitted in electronic copy via email.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 30, 2017.