Doctoral Training Opportunity

May 22, 2024scholarship

Doctoral Training Opportunity

May 22, 2024

Call for Applications (1 Slot)

Makerere University School of Biomedical Sciences (Uganda) in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University has received a grant from the U.S. NIH – Fogarty International Center to train Ugandans in biomedical basic sciences. This program will train Ugandans in basic science of HIV and its related complications including TB, Antimicrobial resistance, HIV drug resistance, HIV Reservoirs, etc. It aims at building a critical mass of Basic Scientists in Uganda who will create new frontiers in HIV research.

Program Details:

  • The program is currently soliciting applications from suitably qualified Ugandans for one available scholarship.
  • The successful trainee will lead an independent research project at Makerere University with co-mentorship from Case Western Reserve University.
  • Majority of the training will be based at Makerere University with short-term work abroad for specific training.
  • Funding for tuition, a monthly stipend, and reasonable research funds will be provided.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (MBChB), Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (preferred), or a Master’s Degree in a related field from a recognized University.
  2. Relevant academic documents.
  3. Evidence of interest in HIV, immunology, pathology, microbiology, molecular biology, or related areas.
  4. Applicants should meet specific academic requirements.
  5. Scholarship dependent on successful admission into Makerere University.
  6. Must be ready and willing to undergo rigorous training.

Application Procedure:

  • Submit the following documents as a single PDF file to:
    • Indicate in the subject: “MITHU PhD Scholarship Application 2024”
    • Certified copies of relevant academic documents
    • Two recommendation letters from Academic referees
    • Statement of motivation (Not more than 500 words)
    • Your idea for the research project (Single page)
    • A brief CV of not more than three pages

Application Deadline: 31st May, 2024

Apply Now!

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