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HIV Research Trust Scholarships for Developing Countries 2017

HIV Research Trust Scholarship 2017

Applications are invited for HIV Research Trust Scholarships to undertake a placement or course of a few months’ duration at an institution identified by the applicant and his/her supervisor.
The HIV Research Trust aims to support a broad mix of disciplines. The scholarships are for physicians, nurses, scientists, and other health care professionals in resource-limited settings.
HIV Research Trust is a charitable foundation that provides financial support for researchers in resource–poor countries working in the field of HIV infection.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake a placement or course of a few months’ duration at an institution identified by the applicant and his/her supervisor.

Study Subject(s): The trust aims to support a broad mix of disciplines. All aspects of research related to HIV infection and its consequences are eligible including clinical care, basic and applied biology, epidemiology, psychological ethical, economic, educational and societal aspects

Scholarship Award

The maximum sum awarded is £8,000 or equivalent value. The scholarships provide support for travel, living expenses including accommodation, and may provide support for laboratory expenses at the institution to be visited
The preference is for applicants to receive training in recognised centres in other resource-poor countries but travel to other areas is not excluded

 

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Eligibility Criteria for HIV Research Trust Scholarships 2017

The scholarships are provided to physicians, nurses, scientists and other health care professionals, in particular those who are in the early to mid-stage of their career (for example, undertaking a PhD; a first or second post doc position; or other professionals in an early phase of  their research career), working in resource-poor settings from low-income and lower-middle-income countries
The scholarships enable the individual to travel to other centres to acquire skills necessary to conduct their research more effectively when they return to their home institution

Nationality: Applicants from low-income and lower-middle-income countries can apply for these HIV Research Trust scholarships

How to Apply

Online application for 2017 scholarships is NOW open and will close on 31st October 2016

Applications for scholarships are requested annually from early September to the end of October. For ease of communication with all the nations that might be involved, application is web and email based. You can find more details in the Guidance Notes

Complete applications are assessed independently and judged by the quality of the proposal with respect to the science, training to be received and value of the programme to the home institution. Once this assessment has been made the successful scholars are chosen

Applications are to be submitted using the online form at www.hivresearchtrust.org.uk which will be available when applications are open between 01st September and 31 October 2016
To help you plan your application, please download a sample application form

Important Dates

The application deadline is 31st October 2016