Two fellowships are available, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), GSK and LSHTM, respectively, to provide support for two years training in medical statistics.
Application Deadline: 26th April 2020 (23:59 GMT)
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): UK
About the Award: For the first year the successful applicants will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM. During the professional attachment, training Fellows will develop their statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from TEG scientists.
Eligibility: To be eligible, candidates must:
(i) be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
(ii) be in possession of an excellent degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject
(iii) have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiolog
Number of Awards: 3
Value of Award: This is intended to foster excellence in the field of medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend and return air travel.
Duration of Programme: 2 years
How to Apply: Candidates should complete their application through the online portal which can be accessed in the Link below.
- It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying