For 2017, The Center for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) will offer full scholarships to up to ten exceptional regional female PhD fellows and up to five exceptional regional male PhD fellows.
Application Deadline: 30th May, 2017
Eligible Countries: Countries in East Africa
To be taken at (Universities):
- Addis Ababa University
- Bahir Dar University
- Debre Tabor University
- Jimma University
- Mekelle University
- University of Gondar
- Makerere University
- Mbarara University
- Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
- University of Malawi
- University of Zambia
Fields of Research Study: 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 Biochemistry
About the Award: The Center for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) is a regional (Africa) center of excellence that supports capacity development for therapeutic discovery in Africa. By therapeutic, all relevant therapeutic innovations are included: medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and complex interventions (behavioural interventions and health service implementations). CDT-Africa is supported by the World Bank and the government of Ethiopia and hosted by Addis Ababa University.
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.
Number of Awards: Up to 30
Value of Program: 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.
How to Apply: Application deadline for 2017 entry Application document (CV, concept note for PhD thesis, official transcript, and copies of diploma, etc) must be submitted in
electronic copy to the following address before May 30, 2017:
Dr Anteneh Belete
CDT-Africa Training Lead email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Abebaw Fekadu
CDT-Africa Center Leader email@example.com
Research Coordinator Tigi.firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Provider: The Center for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa)