Research For Cure Academy Fellowships for Talented HIV Advocates (Fully-funded to Workshop in South Africa) 2018
The Towards an HIV Cure initiative of the International AIDS Society (IAS), in partnership with Sidaction, France, and the South Africa Department of Science and Technology, is organizing the 2019 Research-for-Cure Academy in South Africa.
Application Deadline: 12th August 2019, 23:59 CET
To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa
About the Award: The Academy will award fellowships to approximately 25 talented early to mid-career investigators and clinical scientists who are conducting HIV research in resource-constrained settings to participate in the interactive 3-day workshop. The workshop faculty will comprise internationally renowned scientists from across the world, led by the co-chairs Prof. Sharon Lewin, The Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia and Dr. Steven Deeks, UCSF, United States.
Selection Criteria: Selection criteria are designed to ensure the academy builds on the candidate scientists’ capacity by providing them with an environment for national and international scientific collaboration and exchange, while ensuring maximum impact on their own careers and on the field of HIV cure research. The selection committee will therefore take into account the candidates’ current field of research and their affiliation to an institution or university in a developing country.
Number of Awards: 25
Value of Award: Selected fellows will be awarded:
- Enrolment to the Research Academy
- Travel to South Africa
- Accommodation and meals
- Ground transportation
- Course materials
Duration of Programme: 7-9 November 2019
How to Apply: APPLY HERE
Award Providers: Towards an HIV Cure initiative of the International AIDS Society (IAS)