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Masters and PhD Positionsin HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Research, 2014

Applications are invited from eligible South African health professionals for National Health Scholars Programme, financial aid positions will be awarded for research to be conducted in the fields of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in South Africa or abroad for a period ranging from one to four years as a tax free funding for full-time study in a chosen field, to either commence or complete a Masters or PhD degree. The deadline for application is 31 August 2014.

 Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in the fields of HIV/AID Sand Tuberculosis.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for health professionals to pursue Masters and PhD research program.
Scholarship Provider: Public Health Enhancement Fund under the National Health Scholars Programme of the Department of Health.
Award can be taken at: South Africa or Abroad

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 Eligibility: Applications are invited from eligible South African health professionals for research to be conducted in the fields of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in South Africa or abroad, for a period ranging from one to four years as a tax free funding for full-time study in a chosen field, to either commence or complete a Masters or PhD degree.

 Open for International Students: National Health Scholars Programme is open for South African citizens.

Description:  GSADThe National Health Scholars Program aims to contribute positively towards efforts to strengthen and accelerate progress towards equity in research capacity development of all young scientists across South Africa. Where appropriate priority will be given to hitherto under represented designated groups, institutions and research tracks.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): award is awarded for a period ranging from one to four years.

What does it cover? The level of funding will be equivalent to the after- tax take-home pay of the applicant, based on the salary scales of the relevant post (or equivalent) in the Department of Health. The scholarship value may be reviewed annually in line with Public Service Regulations depending on availability of funds.

 Selection Criteria: Not known

 Notification: Announcement of scholarship holders will be made by 10 December 2014.

How to Apply: Please submit applications to at muyunda.mutemwa-at-mrc.ac.za.

Application Deadline: The closing date for applications is 31 August 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application