Deadline:

7 January 2019, 18:00 CET.

Location:

Geneva, Switzerland

(Partially Paid)

Description

Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme.

CIPHER launched its Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme in 2017 to build and support clinical research leadership in pediatric and adolescent HIV in low- and middle-income countries, particularly high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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The objective of the Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme is to contribute to strengthened HIV clinical research capacity in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by providing two-year research fellowships to emerging young leaders in pediatric and adolescent HIV clinical science.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Medicine.
  • HIV clinical science.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT,  MOROCCO, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH .

Program Period

Two years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

1-The fellow must be a junior investigator with a doctoral degree (PhD) or a doctor of medicine degree (e.g., MD, MBBS or equivalent) obtained no more than ten years before the application deadline and who has less than five years of relevant research experience.

2-The fellow must hold a passport from a country in SSA1 .

3-The fellow must fulfil one of the following criteria prior to the application submission deadline:

  • He/she is a clinical/research trainee (e.g., research or clinical fellow, senior medical resident/Registrar) at an SSA academic institute or an SSA institute whose primary mission is research.
  • He/she has a faculty or comparable position (e.g., assistant professor, lecturer, research officer) at an SSA academic institute or an SSA institute whose primary mission is research.
  • He/she is working at an SSA organization with adequate research infrastructure to undertake the proposed research activities.

4-The fellow (and mentor) must demonstrate that funding to support the direct costs of the proposed research is available.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • A detailed budget and budget justification must be provided. Awards will be for up to US$ 70,000 in total, including indirect costs and travel expenses. Second-year funding is contingent upon demonstration of satisfactory progress during year one. Funding for the last quarter of the fellowship is contingent upon proof of submission of an application to an intermediate fellowship or equivalent development award or grant.

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How to Apply

First Step: 

  • Please read the Call for Applications and FAQs carefully. Only applications that fully adhere to the requirements set out in the Call for Applications will be considered to be eligible

Second Step: 

  • You must complete the following electronic Application form. As you complete it, you will be able to save your modifications and go back to the updated version of your form later in time. When you are finished, save the form and press the Submit button on the last page.

Third Step: 

  • Applications can only be submitted electronically, in the format provided. Applications not submitted through the online system will not be accepted.

Fourth Step: 

  • Only applications in English will be accepted.

Fifth Step: 

  • Please have a copy of the following:

1) mentor’s curriculum vitae.

2) fellow’s latest degree(s) (PhD, MD, MBBS or equivalent).

3) fellow’s passport

4) host institution support letter ready to upload

Sixth Step:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sara Idirs/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Hend Younis / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team