KEMRI-Wellcome Trust PHD Studentships Opportunities

PHD Studentships Available
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme is an internationally renowned health research Programme that is committed to developing research capacity in the East African Region. 
Several fully funded PhD studentship positions commencing in September 2016 are available at our Kilifi and Nairobi sites. 


These studentships, which are funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), and the Sub-Saharan African Network For TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) will provide an opportunity for East Africans to carry out their PhD studies within a high quality research environment under the supervision of internationally renowned researchers. 
Studentships are available in the following research areas
  • Molecular Parasitology
  • Malaria and HIV Immunology
  • Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Clinical Care for Neonates
  • Health Systems and Health Economics Research
The studentships cover registration fees, research costs, travel costs, medical insurance and a monthly stipend.

Applications are invited from East Africans (including Ethiopia and Southern Sudan) who have at least an upper second-class Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in biological sciences, social sciences, economics or health sciences (e.g. pharmacy, nursing, and public health). 
Clinicians (MBChB, BDS, BVet) without a Masters degree may also apply

For further information and application please visit the PhD studentships portal on our website
The deadline for applications is 15th June 2016.  

Please note that only online applications will be accepted. 
If you have any queries please contact IDeAL director –

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