KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Funded Postgraduate Diploma Studentships in Research Methods at Pwani University

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust | iDeAL | Pwani University
Funded Postgraduate Diploma Studentships in Research Methods Available
The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme an internationally renowned health research programme and Pwani University, one of the dynamic young universities in Kenya, are jointly offering opportunities for a fully funded Postgraduate Diploma studentship in Research Methods. 
These unique studentships, which are funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), provide an opportunity for recent graduates to gain theoretical and practical

knowledge of research within an international research environment through attachment at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme and supervision and mentorship by researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and Pwani University.

Applications are invited from graduates of the subjects below who either completed their Bachelors degree within the last two years (2015 & 2016) or will have completed their course by December 2016
  • Biological Sciences (e.g. Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology)
  • Health Sciences (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Public Health)
  • Social Sciences, Anthropology or Economics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Geography and Demography
Applicants should have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in their O-level exams and first class or upper second degree or equivalent in their undergraduate studies.

People already holding Masters degree or currently undertaking Masters studies will not be considered.

All cost of training including tuition fees and research project costs will be met by IDeAL. 
In addition, students will receive a monthly stipend.

For further information on course specification, recruitment, and application, please visit the Postgraduate Diploma portal on the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust website at 

The deadline for application is 17th August 2016. 
Please note that only online applications will be accepted. 
If you have any queries please contact IDeAL director at

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